Calabria on Long, ‘Destigmatising Mental Illness’

Vicky Long. Destigmatising Mental Illness. Disability History Series. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2014. 288 pp. $100.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7190-8581-9. Reviewed by Verusca Calabria (Nottingham Trent University) Published on H-Disability (May, 2017) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison Read more at H-Disability.

Burch on Leader, ‘And No Birds Sing’

Pauline Leader. And No Birds Sing. Edited by Mara Mills and Rebecca Sanchez. Washington DC: Gallaudet University Press, 2016. 280 pp. $34.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-56368-668-9. Reviewed by Susan Burch (Middlebury College) Published on H-Disability (May, 2017) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison Read more at H-Disability.

Miller on Pietikainen, ‘Madness: A History’

Petteri Pietikainen. Madness: A History. New York: Routledge, 2015. 354 pp. $150.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-415-71316-0; $49.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-415-71318-4. Reviewed by Ian Miller (University of Ulster) Published on H-Disability (May, 2017) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison Read more at H-Disability.

Thompson on Cohen, ‘Imbeciles: The Supreme Court, American Eugenics, and the Sterilization of Carrie Buck’

Adam Cohen. Imbeciles: The Supreme Court, American Eugenics, and the Sterilization of Carrie Buck. New York: Penguin Press, 2016. 416 pp. $28.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-59420-418-0. Reviewed by Lauren Thompson (Georgia State University) Published on H-Disability (May, 2017) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison Read more at H-Disability.

Handley-Cousins on Seed and Kenny and Williams, ‘Life and Limb: Perspectives on the American Civil War’

David Seed, Stephen C. Kenny, Chris Williams, eds. Life and Limb: Perspectives on the American Civil War. Liverpool: Liverpool University Press, 2015. Illustrations. 240 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-78138-250-9. Reviewed by Sarah Handley-Cousins (University at Buffalo SUNY) Published on H-Disability (May, 2017) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison Read more at H-Disability.