Deaf Persons in the Arts and Sciences: A Biographical Dictionary

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In detailed biographical entries, this volume highlights the accomplishments of 150 outstanding deaf individuals, including several Nobel Prize laureate scientists, an Academy Award winning actress, poets, writers, world-class dancers, and a cadre of painters and sculptors. Emphasis is on their contributions to the arts and sciences, and particular attention is given to how being deaf influenced their world view and their direction as well as how they overcame attitudinal barriers. An appendix listing provides brief ...

Deaf Persons in the Arts and Sciences: A Biographical Dictionary 1995, Greenwood, Westport, CT

ISBN-13: 9780313291708

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