Deaf heritage: a narrative history of deaf America

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National Association of the Deaf, 1981 - Education - 483 pages
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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!

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Excellent and very thorough guide to Deaf history. Should be required reading for students of Deaf education, parents of Deaf and hard-of-hearing children, and Deaf and hard-of-hearing people themselves. I read this in my high school ASL IV class. Read full review

Contents

CHAPTER 1The Early Years
1
CHAPTER 2The 1880s
59
CHAPTER 3The 1890s
75
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