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The radical lives of Helen Keller

Author: Kim E Nielsen
Publisher: New York : New York University Press, ©2004.
Series: History of disability series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Several decades after her death in 1968, Helen Keller remains one of the most widely recognized women of the twentieth century. But the fascinating story of her vivid political life - particularly her radicalism and anti-capitalist activism - has been largely overwhelmed by the sentimentalized story of her as a young deaf blind girl." "Keller had many lives indeed. Best known for her advocacy on behalf of the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Biographies
Named Person: Helen Keller; Helen Keller; Helen Keller; Helen Keller; Helen Keller
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Kim E Nielsen
ISBN: 0814758134 9780814758137 9780814758465 0814758460
OCLC Number: 52514374
Description: xiv, 178 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: I do not like this world as it is: 1900-1924 --
The call of the sightless: 1924-1937 --
Manna in my desert places: 1937-1948 --
I will not allow Polly to climb a pyramid: 1948-1968 --
One of the least free people on earth: the making and remaking of Helen Keller.
Series Title: History of disability series.
Responsibility: Kim E. Nielsen ; consulting editor, Harvey J. Kaye.
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Despite her disabilities, Helen Keller worked tirelessly for human rights and other political issues.  Read more...

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"The Radical Lives of Helen Keller thus is an important, essential guide for any who would receive a well-rounded survey of her life." -The Midwest Book Review "As a person who has labored through Read more...

 
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