DOI

10.17077/etd.z28bwivw

Document Type

Dissertation

Date of Degree

2007

Degree Name

PhD (Doctor of Philosophy)

Degree In

History

First Advisor

Baynton, Douglas C

Abstract

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.

Keywords

Deaf History, Disability History, Transnational History, Sign Language, American History

Pages

x, 273 pages

Bibliography

Includes bibliographical references (pages 260-273).

Comments

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Copyright

Copyright © 2007 Joseph John Murray

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