Looking Back.A Reader on the History of Deaf Communities and their Sign Languages
The first and extensive Reader on the history of the Deaf Communities, their culture and their Sign Languages provides a variety of contributions by deaf and hearing specialists from allover the world.
Particular attention has been paid to the following areas: Deaf Biographies; Deaf Communities; Sign Languages and Signed Systems; Deaf Education in the Context of Oralism; Medicalization, Sociology, and Philosophy; Methodologicaand TheoreticaIssues.
Appart from written contributions more than 220 illustrations will at the same time allow the reader some visual insight into the historical reality of life of the Deaf.
Fischer, Renate and Harlan Lane (Eds.): Looking Back. A Reader on the History of Deaf Communities and their Sign Languages. Geb. / Hardcover, 558 Seiten, Signum 1992, ISBN 3-927731-32-3. EUR 35,7900