Sounds Out of Silence: A Life of Alexander Graham Bell - Mackay, James A.

Alexander Graham Bell (1847-1922) was the son of Melville Bell, inventor of the Visible Speech which revolutionised phonetics and linguistics. He was inspired by his deaf mother to try to communicate with deaf-mutes and teach them to speak. While exploring the mechanism of speech, sound and hearing, he discovered the principles of the telephone, ...

Sounds Out of Silence: A Life of Alexander Graham Bell 1997, Mainstream Publishing, Edinburgh

ISBN-13: 9781851588336

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