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Title The deaf history reader / John Vickrey Van Cleve, editor
Published Washington, DC : Gallaudet University Press, 2007


Description 1 online resource (viii, 217 pages) : illustrations
Contents Genesis of a community : the American deaf experience in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries / Harry G. Lang -- Hearing with the eye : the rise of deaf education in the United States / Barry A. Crouch and Brian H. Greenwald -- Origins of the American deaf-world : assimilating and differentiating societies and their relation to genetic patterning / Harlan Lane, Richard C. Pillard, and Mary French -- Mary Ann Walworth Booth / Jill Hendricks Porco -- A tale of two schools : the Indiana Institution and the Evansville Day School, 1879-1912 / Michael Reis -- The academic integration of deaf children : a historical perspective / John Vickrey Van Cleve -- Taking stock : Alexander Graham Bell and eugenics, 1883-1922 / Brian H. Greenwald -- Deaf autonomy and deaf dependence : the early years of the Pennsylvania Society for the Advancement of the Deaf / Reginald Boyd and John Vickrey Van Cleve -- The Chicago Mission for the Deaf / Kent R. Olney
Summary Van Cleve, who taught history at Gallaudet U. (Washington, DC), the only liberal arts college for the deaf and hard of hearing, introduces nine illustrated essays that challenge stereotypes by former students and others associated with the deaf community. They provide historical perspectives on deaf identity and education in the US, and call for broader scholarship on issues of importance to the deaf community. For example, one author weighs Alexander Graham Bell's mixed legacy as a eugenicist who nonetheless supported reproductive rights for the deaf
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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SUBJECT Deutschland Bundesrepublik Grenzschutzkommando Mitte Schule gnd
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Subject Deaf -- United States -- History
Deaf -- Education -- United States -- History
Deafness -- history
Correction of Hearing Impairment -- history
Eugenics -- history
HISTORY / General
Deaf -- Education
Gehörloser Mensch
United States
Genre/Form History
Form Electronic book
Author Van Cleve, John V.
LC no. 2007014161
ISBN 9781563684036