Forbidden Signs: American Culture and the Campaign Against Sign Language

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Forbidden Signs: American Culture and the Campaign Against Sign Language - Baynton, Douglas C

FORBIDDEN SIGNS explores American culture from the mid-19th century to 1920 through the lens of one striking episode--the campaign led by Alexander Graham Bell and other prominent Americans to suppress the use of sign language among deaf people. The ensuing debate invoked such fundamental questions as what distinguished Americans from non ... Read More

Forbidden Signs: American Culture and the Campaign Against Sign Language 1998, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226039640

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Forbidden Signs: American Culture and the Campaign Against Sign Language 1996, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226039633

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