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
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
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
Kathryn Allan, ed. Disability in Science Fiction: Representations of Technology as Cure. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2013. 217 pp. $95.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-137-34342-0. Reviewed by Coreen McGuire (University of Leeds) Published on H-Disability (July, 2017) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison Read more at H-Disability.
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.