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.

Pamela Dale Reviews Waldschmidt, Berressem and Ingwersen, eds. Culture-Theory- Disability: Encounters between Disability Studies and Cultural Studies.

Anne Waldschmidt, Hanjo Berressem, Moritz Ingwersen, eds. Culture-Theory- Disability: Encounters between Disability Studies and Cultural Studies. Disability Studies: Body – Power – Difference Series. Bielefeld: Transcript Verlag, 2017. 280 pp. $45.00 (paper), ISBN 978-3-8376-2533-2. Reviewed by Pamela L. Dale (University of Exeter) Published on H-Disability (October, 2017) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison This is an… Continue Reading Pamela Dale Reviews Waldschmidt, Berressem and Ingwersen, eds. Culture-Theory- Disability: Encounters between Disability Studies and Cultural Studies.

Schmidt on Turda ed.: The History of East-Central European Eugenics, 1900-1945: Sources and Commentaries.

Marius Turda, ed. The History of East-Central European Eugenics, 1900-1945: Sources and Commentaries. London: Bloomsbury, 2015. 656 pp. $176.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4725-3175-9. Reviewed by Marion Schmidt (Johns Hopkins University) Published on H-Disability (October, 2017) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison In the last decade, the historiography of eugenics has steadily expanded beyond its original focus on Western Europe and North America.[1] Our… Continue Reading Schmidt on Turda ed.: The History of East-Central European Eugenics, 1900-1945: Sources and Commentaries.

Reviews: Marjory Harper Considers Baynton’s Defectives in the Land

Douglas C. Baynton. Defectives in the Land: Disability and Immigration in the Age of Eugenics. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2016. 177 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-226-36416-2. Reviewed by Marjory Harper (The Research Institute of Irish and Scottish Studies, The University of Aberdeen) Published on H-Disability (September, 2017) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison The neglected significance of disability in shaping attitudes and… Continue Reading Reviews: Marjory Harper Considers Baynton’s Defectives in the Land