Review of Pearl by Zittlau

Sharrona Pearl. Face/On: Face Transplants and the Ethics of the Other. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2017. 272 pp. $35.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-226-46136-6; $105.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-226-46122-9.   Reviewed by Andrea Zittlau (Universität Rostock) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison (University of Glasgow) Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=50717 Let’s Not Reimagine: Debating Debates about the Necessity of Face Transplants Sharrona Pearl’s book Face/On looks at… Continue Reading Review of Pearl by Zittlau

Review of Borsay and Dale ‘Mental Health Nursing’

Anne Borsay, Pamela Dale, eds. Mental Health Nursing: The Working Lives of Paid Carers in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2015. 288 pp. GBP 70.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7190-9693-8. Reviewed by Alice Brumby (University of Huddersfield) Published on H–Disability (April, 2018) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison (University of Glasgow) Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=52057 Professor Anne Borsay, one of the two… Continue Reading Review of Borsay and Dale ‘Mental Health Nursing’

Review of Snelders ‘Leprosy and Colonialism’

Stephen Snelders. Leprosy and Colonialism: Suriname under Dutch Rule, 1750–1950. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2017. 264 pp. $110.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-5261-1299-6. Reviewed by Charmaine Robson (University of New South Wales) Published on H-Disability (April, 2018) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison (University of Glasgow) Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=50570 Leprosy and Colonialism: Suriname under Dutch Rule 1750-1950 makes a welcome addition to the substantial, but… Continue Reading Review of Snelders ‘Leprosy and Colonialism’

Reviews: Tim Vermande Considers Livio Pestilli’s Picturing the Lame in Italian Art from Antiquity to the Modern Era

 Livio Pestilli. Picturing the Lame in Italian Art from Antiquity to the Modern Era. New York: Routledge, 2016. xii + 182 pp. Illustrations. $149.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4724-6978-6. Reviewed by Tim Vermande (The Art Institute of Indianapolis) Published on H-Disability (September, 2017) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison “Disability is not on anyone’s agenda”—these are words I recall from an introductory disability… Continue Reading Reviews: Tim Vermande Considers Livio Pestilli’s Picturing the Lame in Italian Art from Antiquity to the Modern Era