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Angels and Outcasts: An Anthology of Deaf Characters in Literature
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edited by Eugene Bergman, 1932- and Trent Batson, 1939- (District of Columbia: Gallaudet University Press, 1985), 364 page(s)
"This is a fascinating, enjoyable book. It could well be used in study groups at the high school or college level to explore both history and attitudes toward deafness."--Rehabilitation Literature"The editors are not enthralled, as so many of us seem to be, simply that deaf (or disabled) characters exist in litera...
edited by Eugene Bergman, 1932- and Trent Batson, 1939- (District of Columbia: Gallaudet University Press, 1985), 364 page(s)
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Deaf and Disability Studies: Interdisciplinary Perspectives
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edited by Susan Burch, fl. 2009 and Alison Kafer, fl. 2002 (District of Columbia: Gallaudet University Press, 2010, originally published 2010), 341 page(s)
This collection presents 14 essays by renowned scholars on Deaf people, Deafhood, Deaf histories, and Deaf identity, but from different points of view on the Deaf/Disability compass. Editors Susan Burch and Alison Kafer have divided these works around three themes. The first, Identities and Locations, explores Dea...
edited by Susan Burch, fl. 2009 and Alison Kafer, fl. 2002 (District of Columbia: Gallaudet University Press, 2010, originally published 2010), 341 page(s)
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Deaf People in Hitler's Europe
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edited by John S. Schuchman, 1938- and Donna F. Ryan (District of Columbia: Gallaudet University Press, 2002, originally published 2002), 246 page(s)
Inspired by the conference “Deaf People in Hitler’s Europe, 1933–1945,” hosted jointly by Gallaudet University and the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 1998, this extraordinary collection, organized into three parts, integrates key presentations and important postconference research. Henry Friedl...
edited by John S. Schuchman, 1938- and Donna F. Ryan (District of Columbia: Gallaudet University Press, 2002, originally published 2002), 246 page(s)
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From Pity to Pride: Growing Up Deaf in the Old South
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written by Hannah Joyner, fl. 2004 (District of Columbia: Gallaudet University Press, 2004, originally published 2004), 223 page(s)
The antebellum South’s economic dependence on slavery engendered a rigid social order in which a small number of privileged white men dominated African Americans, poor whites, women, and many people with disabilities. From Pity to Pride examines the experiences of a group of wealthy young men raised in the old S...
written by Hannah Joyner, fl. 2004 (District of Columbia: Gallaudet University Press, 2004, originally published 2004), 223 page(s)
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Judaism and Disability: Portrayals in Ancient Texts from the Tanach through the Bavli
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written by Judith Z. Abrams, fl. 1999 (District of Columbia: Gallaudet University Press, 1998), 249 page(s)
The Jewish religion owns a virtually uninterrupted record of scripture and commentary dating back to 1,000 B.C.E. (B.C.), portions of which allow the new book Judaism and Disability: Portrayals in Ancient Texts from the Tanach through the Bavli to document attitudes toward disabled people in the earliest centuries...
written by Judith Z. Abrams, fl. 1999 (District of Columbia: Gallaudet University Press, 1998), 249 page(s)
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Never the Twain Shall Meet: Bell, Gallaudet, and the Communications Debate
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written by Richard Winefield, 1949- (District of Columbia: Gallaudet University Press, 2000, originally published 1987), 161 page(s)
Throughout the last two centuries, a controversial question has plagued the field of education of the deaf: should sign language be used to communicate with and instruct deaf children? Never the Twain Shall Meet focuses on the debate over this question, especially as it was waged in the nineteenth century, when it...
written by Richard Winefield, 1949- (District of Columbia: Gallaudet University Press, 2000, originally published 1987), 161 page(s)
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Deaf History Unveiled: Interpretations from the New Scholarship
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edited by John Vickrey Van Cleve, fl. 1999 (District of Columbia: Gallaudet University Press, 1993, originally published 1993), 321 page(s)
edited by John Vickrey Van Cleve, fl. 1999 (District of Columbia: Gallaudet University Press, 1993, originally published 1993), 321 page(s)
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The Deaf Mute Howls
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written by Albert Ballin, 1861-1932 (District of Columbia: Gallaudet University Press, 1998), 137 page(s)
The First Volume in the Gallaudet Classics in Deaf Studies Series"Albert Ballin's greatest ambition was that The Deaf Mute Howls would transform education for deaf children and more, the relations between deaf and hearing people everywhere. While his primary concern was to improve the lot of the deaf person "shunn...
written by Albert Ballin, 1861-1932 (District of Columbia: Gallaudet University Press, 1998), 137 page(s)
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A Fair Chance in the Race of Life: The Role of Gallaudet University in Deaf History
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edited by Brian H. Greenwald, fl. 1999 and John Vickrey Van Cleve, fl. 1999 (District of Columbia: Gallaudet University Press, 2008, originally published 2008), 211 page(s)
Despite its prominence as a world cultural center and a locus of research on deaf culture, history, education, and language for more than 150 years, Gallaudet University has only infrequently been the focal point of historical study. Eminent historians Brian H. Greenwald and John Vickrey Van Cleve have remedied th...
edited by Brian H. Greenwald, fl. 1999 and John Vickrey Van Cleve, fl. 1999 (District of Columbia: Gallaudet University Press, 2008, originally published 2008), 211 page(s)
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Genetics, Disability, and Deafness
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edited by John Vickrey Van Cleve, fl. 1999 (District of Columbia: Gallaudet University Press, 2004, originally published 2004), 241 page(s)
Pulitzer Prize-winning author Louis Menand begins this wide-ranging volume with an essay that extols diversity and warns of the dangers of modifying the human genome. Nora Groce reviews the ways that societies have defined disability and creates an interpretive framework for discussing the relationship between cul...
edited by John Vickrey Van Cleve, fl. 1999 (District of Columbia: Gallaudet University Press, 2004, originally published 2004), 241 page(s)
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