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A fair chance in the race of life : the role of Gallaudet University in deaf history

Author: John V Van Cleve; Brian H Greenwald
Publisher: Washington, DC : Gallaudet University Press, 2008.
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Despite its prominence as a world cultural center and a locus of research on deaf culture, history, education, and language for more than 150 years, Gallaudet University has only infrequently been the focal point of historical study. Eminent historians Brian H. Greenwald and John Vickrey Van Cleve have remedied this scarcity with A Fair Chance in the Race of Life: The Role of Gallaudet University in Deaf History. In  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Essays
Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Fair chance in the race of life.
Washington, DC : Gallaudet University Press, 2008
(DLC) 2008036708
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John V Van Cleve; Brian H Greenwald
ISBN: 9781563684296 1563684292
OCLC Number: 794700867
Language Note: In English.
Notes: OldControl:muse9781563684296.
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 198 pages :) : illustrations
Contents: A fair chance in the race of life : thoughts on the 150th anniversary of the founding of the Columbia Institution / James M. McPherson --
John Carlin and deaf double-consciousness / Christopher Krentz --
A legacy of leadership : Edward Miner Gallaudet and the Columbia Institution, 1857-1864 / David de Lorenzo --
The Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet and Alice Cogswell statue : controversies and celebrations / Michael J. Olson --
Two views on mathematics education for deaf students : Edward Miner Gallaudet and Amos G. Draper / Christopher A.N. Kurz --
Douglas Craig, 186?-1936 / Marieta Joyner --
The women of Kendall Green : coeducation at Gallaudet, 1860-1910 / Lindsey M. Parker --
The struggle to educate black deaf school children in Washington, D.C. / Sandra Jowers-Barber --
George Detmold, the reformer / Ronald E. Sutcliffe --
Building Kendall Green : alumni support for Gallaudet University / Noah D. Drezner --
The power of place : the evolution of Kendall Green / Benjamin Bahan and Hansel Bauman --
DPN and the evolution of the Gallaudet presidency / I. King Jordan.
Responsibility: Brian H. Greenwald, John Vickrey Van Cleve, editors.

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The essays in this collection recount the critical importance of Gallaudet University during 150 years of deaf history in America, especially its role in higher education for deaf students.  Read more...

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