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Seeing voices : a journey into the world of the deaf

Author: Oliver Sacks
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©1989.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A neurologist investigates the world of the deaf, examining their past and present treatment at the hands of society, and assesses the value and significance of sign language.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Oliver Sacks
ISBN: 0520060830 9780520060838 0330317164 9780330317160 0330320904 9780330320900
OCLC Number: 19455916
Description: xv, 180 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Oliver Sacks.
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Written by the author of "The Man Who Mistook his Wife for a Hat", this book begins with the history of deaf people in the 18th century, the often outrageous ways in which they have been treated in  Read more...

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