McDonagh on Goodey, ‘Learning Disability and Inclusion Phobia’

C. F. Goodey. Learning Disability and Inclusion Phobia: Past, Present, Future. Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge, 2016. 184 pp. $160.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-415-82200-8. Reviewed by Patrick McDonagh (Concordia University) Published on H-Disability (September, 2016) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison Read more at H-Disability.

Schmidt on Baker, ‘Plain Ugly: The Unattractive Body in Early Modern Culture’

Naomi Baker. Plain Ugly: The Unattractive Body in Early Modern Culture. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2010. 270 pp. $80.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7190-6874-4. Reviewed by Patrick M. Schmidt (Universität Rostock) Published on H-Disability (August, 2016) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison Click to Read More on H-Disability.

Jarrett on Arnaud, ‘On Hysteria: The Invention of a Medical Category between 1670 and 1820’

Sabine Arnaud. On Hysteria: The Invention of a Medical Category between 1670 and 1820. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2015. Illustrations. 376 pp. $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-226-27554-3. Reviewed by Simon Jarrett (Birkbeck College, University of London) Published on H-Disability (August, 2016) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison Click to read more at H-Disability Reviews.

Fratz on Bourrier, ‘The Measure of Manliness: Disability and Masculinity in the Mid-Victorian Novel’

Karen Bourrier. The Measure of Manliness: Disability and Masculinity in the Mid-Victorian Novel.Corporealities: Discourses Of Disability Series. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2015. 184 pp. $35.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-472-05248-6; $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-472-07248-4. Reviewed by Deborah Fratz (University of Wisconsin-Whitewater) Published on H-Disability (August, 2016) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison Click to read more… Continue Reading Fratz on Bourrier, ‘The Measure of Manliness: Disability and Masculinity in the Mid-Victorian Novel’

Dijkstra on Van Everbroeck and Verstraete, ‘Verminkte stilte: De Belgische invalide soldaten van de Groote Oorlog’

Christine Van Everbroeck, Pieter Verstraete. Verminkte stilte: De Belgische invalide soldaten van de Groote Oorlog. Namur, Belgium: Namur University Press, Namur, Belgium, 2014. 200 pp. EUR 35.00, ISBN 978-2-87037-786-4. Reviewed by Nathanje Dijkstra (Utrecht University) Published on H-Disability (July, 2016) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison Click to read more at H-Disability Reviews.