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Words made flesh : nineteenth-century deaf education and the growth of deaf culture

Publication Type:

Book

Source:

History of disability series, New York University Press, New York, p.255 (2012)

Call Number:

Cubb HV2530 .E39 2012

URL:

http://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/9610931

Keywords:

Deaf culture--United States--History--19th century, Deaf--Education--United States--History--19th century, Deaf--United States--Social conditions--19th century

Abstract:

Contents: Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet and Laurent Clerc: a Yale man and a deaf man open a school and create a world -- Manual education: an American beginning -- Learning to be deaf: lessons from the residential school -- The deaf way: living a deaf life -- Horace Mann and Samuel Gridley Howe: the first American oralists -- Languages of signs: methodical versus natural -- The flight over the Clark School: manualists and oralists confront deafness.

Publication Language:

eng