Review of Bingham and Green, Seriously Funny, by Daniel Wilson

Shawn Chandler Bingham, Sara E. Green. Seriously Funny: Disability and the Paradoxical Power of Humor. Boulder: Lynne Reinner Publishers, 2017. 200 pp,. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-62637-520-8; $65.00 (e-book), ISBN 978-1-62637-565-9. Reviewed by Daniel J. Wilson (Muhlenberg College) Published on H-Disability (January, 2018) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=49882 In Seriously Funny: Disability and the Paradoxical Power of Humor, Shawn Chandler… Continue Reading Review of Bingham and Green, Seriously Funny, by Daniel Wilson

Review of Kuuliala by Christiane N Fabbri

Jenni Kuuliala. Childhood Disability and Social Integration in the Middle Ages: Constructions of Impairments in Thirteenth- and Fourteenth-Century Canonization. Turnhout: Brepols Publishers, 2016. 380 pp. $130.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-2-503-55185-2. Reviewed by Christiane N. Fabbri (Yale University) Published on H-Disability (January, 2018) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=47871 Disability and Religion We all know about disability. Friends, family members, and… Continue Reading Review of Kuuliala by Christiane N Fabbri

Review of Devlieger, Miranda-Galarza, Brown, Strickfaden Rethinking Disability by Celeste Sharpe

Patrick Devlieger, Beatriz Miranda-Galarza, Steven E. Brown, Megan Strickfaden, eds. Rethinking Disability: World Perspectives in Culture and Society (Second Edition). Antwerp: Maklu, Garant & Cyclus, 2016. 514 pp. $58.00 (paper), ISBN 978-90-441-3417-9. Reviewed by Celeste Sharpe (George Mason University) Published on H-Disability (December, 2017) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison Rethinking Disability: World Perspectives in Culture… Continue Reading Review of Devlieger, Miranda-Galarza, Brown, Strickfaden Rethinking Disability by Celeste Sharpe

Review of Perry, Recycling the Disabled, 2014.

Heather R. Perry. Recycling the Disabled: Army, Medicine and Modernity in WWI Germany. Disability History Series. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2014. Illustrations. 240 pp. $105.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7190-8924-4. Reviewed by Emmeline Burdett (University College London) Published on H-Disability (November, 2017) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison Heather R. Perry’s book, based on research she car- ried… Continue Reading Review of Perry, Recycling the Disabled, 2014.

Review: Scull, Madness in Civilization.

Andrew Scull. Madness in Civilization: A Cultural History of Insanity, from the Bible to Freud, from the Madhouse to Modern Medicine. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2015. 448 pp. Illustrations. $39.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-691-16615-5; $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-691-17344-3. Reviewed by Morag Allan Campbell (University of St Andrews) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison In Madness in Civilization,… Continue Reading Review: Scull, Madness in Civilization.