Millward on Beckwith, ‘Disability Servitude: From Peonage to Poverty’

Ruthie-Marie Beckwith. Disability Servitude: From Peonage to Poverty. New Yoro: Palgrave Macmillan, 2016. 184 pp. $105.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-137-54030-0. Reviewed by Gareth Millward (London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine) Published on H-Disability (May, 2017) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison Read more at H-Disability.

Linker on Jennings, ‘Out of the Horrors of War: Disability Politics in World War II America’

Audra Jennings. Out of the Horrors of War: Disability Politics in World War II America. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2016. 296 pp. 55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8122-4851-7. Reviewed by Beth Linker (University of Pennsylvania) Published on H-Disability (April, 2017) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison Read more at H-Disability.

Buckingham on Newman, ‘Writing Disability: A Critical History’

Sara Newman. Writing Disability: A Critical History. Disability in Society Series. Boulder: FirstForumPress, 2013. vii + 207 pp. $62.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-935049-54-8. Reviewed by Jane Buckingham (University of Canterbury) Published on H-Disability (April, 2017) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison Read more at H-Disability.

Smith on Osborn, ‘Rum Maniacs: Alcoholic Insanity in the Early American Republic’

Matthew Warner Osborn. Rum Maniacs: Alcoholic Insanity in the Early American Republic. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2014. 280 pp. $48.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-226-09989-7. Reviewed by Iain Smith (Gartnavel Royal Hospital) Published on H-Disability (April, 2017) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison Read more at H-Disability.

Adamo on Walloch, ‘The Antivaccine Heresy’

Karen Walloch. The Antivaccine Heresy. Rochester: University of Rochester Press, 2015. 400 pp. $125.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-58046-537-3. Reviewed by Julie Adamo (Mount Holyoke College) Published on H-Disability (April, 2017) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison Read more at H-Disability.