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This books tells how the deaf first gathered in Paris in the eighteenth century and how their language, sign language, spread through the continent and across the Atlantic.
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"Impassioned, polemical...[a work of] immnense scholarship, powers of historical reconstruction, and deep empathy for the world of...the deaf."--Oliver Sacks,
"Impassioned, polemical...Ýa work of¨ immnense scholarship, powers of historical reconstruction, and deep empathy for the world of...the deaf."--Oliver Sacks,
Harlan Lane is University Distinguished Professor in the Department of Psychology at Northeastern University and has received the International Social Merit Award of the World Federation of the Deaf, among numerous other honors. An internationally recognized advocate for the Deaf, the author or editor of nine books on Deaf history, language, and culture, Lane lives in Boston, Massachusetts.
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