Date of Degree
PhD (Doctor of Philosophy)
Baynton, Douglas C.
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
Murray, Joseph John. ""One touch of nature makes the whole world kin": the transnational lives of deaf Americans, 1870-1924." PhD (Doctor of Philosophy) thesis, University of Iowa, 2007.