Forbidden signs : American culture and the campaign against sign language /

Forbidden Signs explores American culture from the mid-nineteenth century to 1920 through the lens of one striking episode: the campaign led by Alexander Graham Bell and other prominent Americans to suppress the use of sign language among deaf people. The metaphors and images used to describe the de...

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Main Author: Baynton, Douglas C.
Language:English
Published: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 1996.
Series:ACLS Humanities E-Book.
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Online Access:Available via EBSCO e-books
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