Black on Metzler, ‘Fools and Idiots?: Intellectual Disability in the Middle Ages’

Irina Metzler. Fools and Idiots?: Intellectual Disability in the Middle Ages. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2016. 256 pp. $105.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7190-9636-5. Reviewed by Winston Black (University of Tennessee) Published on H-Disability (January, 2017) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison Read more at H-Disability.

Atherton on Greenwald and Murray, ‘In Our Own Hands: Essays in Deaf History, 1780-1970’

Brian H. Greenwald, Joseph J. Murray, eds. In Our Own Hands: Essays in Deaf History, 1780-1970. Washington DC: Gallaudet University Press, 2016. 288 pp. 39.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-56368-660-3. Reviewed by Martin Atherton (University of Central Lancashire) Published on H-Disability (January, 2017) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison Read more at H-Disability.

Haislip on Ernst, ‘Work, Psychiatry and Society, c. 1750-2015’

Waltraud Ernst, ed. Work, Psychiatry and Society, c. 1750-2015. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2016. 392 pp. $125.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7190-9769-0. Reviewed by Amanda Haislip (Michigan State University) Published on H-Disability (January, 2017) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison Read more at H-Disability.

Schmidt on Weinert, ‘100 Jahre Fürst Donnersmarck-Stiftung 1916–2016’

Sebastian Weinert. 100 Jahre Fürst Donnersmarck-Stiftung 1916–2016. Berlin: Selbstverlag, 2016. 288 pp. EUR. 10.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-3-00-052484-4. Reviewed by Marion Schmidt (Johns Hopkins University) Published on H-Disability (December, 2016) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison Read more at H-Disability.

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Did you know that the DHA is now on Facebook? The Disability History Association recently set up a public Facebook page to provide information about the organization and post updates on scholarships, conferences, lectures and more. Find us here: https://www.facebook.com/DisabilityHistory/