Reviews: Tim Vermande Considers Livio Pestilli’s Picturing the Lame in Italian Art from Antiquity to the Modern Era

 Livio Pestilli. Picturing the Lame in Italian Art from Antiquity to the Modern Era. New York: Routledge, 2016. xii + 182 pp. Illustrations. $149.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4724-6978-6. Reviewed by Tim Vermande (The Art Institute of Indianapolis) Published on H-Disability (September, 2017) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison “Disability is not on anyone’s agenda”—these are words I recall from an introductory disability… Continue Reading Reviews: Tim Vermande Considers Livio Pestilli’s Picturing the Lame in Italian Art from Antiquity to the Modern Era

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

DHA announces the 2017 Publication Award for Best Article/Book Chapter

The Disability History Association is delighted to announce that Laura Micheletti Puaca has been selected for the Publication Award for Best Article / Book Chapter. From Michael Rembis, who has chaired the committee since it was created in 2011: “Each year, the committee receives a number of excellent submissions to the DHA publication award, and each year… Continue Reading DHA announces the 2017 Publication Award for Best Article/Book Chapter

Zittlau on Kritsotaki and Long and Smith, ‘Deinstitutionalisation and After: Post-War Psychiatry in the Western World’

Despo Kritsotaki, Vicky Long, Matthew Smith, eds. Deinstitutionalisation and After: Post-War Psychiatry in the Western World. Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire: Palgrave Macmillan, 2016. 323 pp. $99.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-3-319-45359-0. Reviewed by Andrea Zittlau (Universität Rostock) Published on H-Disability (July, 2017) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison Read more at H-Disability.