Date of Degree
PhD (Doctor of Philosophy)
Douglas C. Baynton
This dissertation studies the transnational interactions of Deaf Americans in a transnational Deaf public sphere from 1870-1924. Deaf Americans advanced a discourse of co-equality in which they asserted their ability to participate in society as Deaf-- and as deaf-- people.
Deaf History, Disability History, Transnational History, Sign Language, American History
x, 273 pages
Includes bibliographical references (pages 260-273).
Copyright 2007 Joseph John Murray