Are there any good books on disability history?

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Arganger
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17 Sep 2018, 10:26 am

I noticed- and am extremely annoyed by- the fact that even in the civil rights section my us history class did not once mention any part of disability history.

As such I would like to know of any good history books on it specifically.


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17 Sep 2018, 11:59 am

"Neurotribes" by Steve Silberman and "In a Different Key" by John Donvan and Carol Zucker for autism. They go over similar information with a different point of view and emphasis.


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