Deaf Heritage

Deaf Heritage

A Narrative History of Deaf America

Book - 1981
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This in-depth history of Deaf America begins with an overview of the early years. Each chapter then covers a decade of history, beginning with 1880. The text is supplemented by marvelous pictures, illustrations, vignettes and biographical profiles. Subchapters chronicle the multi-facited dimensions of Deaf culture by focusing on Deaf athletes and more. A complete Deaf Culture course
Publisher: Silver Spring, Md. : National Association of the Deaf, 1981
ISBN: 9780913072387
Call Number: 362.4 G156d
Characteristics: xxxi, 483 p. : ill., ports. ; 29 cm $18.00 pbk
Additional Contributors: Gilbert, Laura-Jean
Butler, Jane


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A resource book on American deaf heritage from the founding of the first deaf schools in the early 19th century to the mainstreaming trends and blending of deaf and hearing communities in the 1970s. Includes appendices, notes, bibliography and index.

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