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Title The deaf community in America : history in the making / Melvia M. Nomeland and Ronald E. Nomeland ; foreword by Trudy Suggs.
Author Nomeland, Melvia M., 1940-
Publication Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, [2012]
Copyright date ©2012
Description vii, 232 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Call # 305.908209 N
Summary "This volume tracks the changes in education and the social world of deaf people through the years. Topics covered include the attitudes toward the deaf in Europe and America, the evolution of communication and language and increasing influence of education. Of particular interest is the way in which deafness has been increasingly humanized, rather than medicalized or pathologized"--Provided by publisher.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Earliest known history of deaf people -- Origins of deaf learning in America -- Historical issues in education -- Life in deaf communities -- Recognition of ASL as a language -- Expansion of visual languages -- Emergence of colorful communication -- Enlightenment of independence -- Personalities through the years.
Subject Deaf -- United States -- History.
Deaf -- Education -- United States.
Deaf culture -- United States.
American Sign Language.
American Sign Language. (OCoLC)fst00806935
Deaf. (OCoLC)fst00888436
Deaf culture. (OCoLC)fst01764313
Deaf -- Education. (OCoLC)fst00888447
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Genre History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Addl. Author Nomeland, Ronald E., 1936-
ISBN 9780786463978 (softcover ; alk. paper) :
078646397X (softcover ; alk. paper)

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