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Empire, Sign Languages, and the Long Expedition, 1819–1821

Robert Lawrence Gunn

in Ethnology and Empire: Languages, Literature, and the Making of the North American Borderlands

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781479842582
eISBN:
9781479812516
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479842582.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Chapter 2 explores early written documentation of Plains Indian Sign Language (PISL)—often referred to as Plains Sign Talk, or Hand Talk—noted pervasively across 19th-Century literatures of ... More


John Dunn Hunter, Tecumseh, and the Linguistic Politics of Pan-Indianism

Robert Lawrence Gunn

in Ethnology and Empire: Languages, Literature, and the Making of the North American Borderlands

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781479842582
eISBN:
9781479812516
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479842582.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Chapters 3 and 4 revisit the famous case of John Dunn Hunter as a means of reading comparatively the Shawnee leader Tecumseh’s Pan-Indian movement in the Old Northwest and the ill-fated Red and White ... More


Social Situations and the Education of Deaf Children in India

Madan M. Vasishta

in Deaf around the World: The Impact of Language

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199732548
eISBN:
9780199866359
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199732548.003.0022
Subject:
Linguistics, Applied Linguistics and Pedagogy

Attention shifts to another developing country, India. The chapter highlights the two main problems hampering deaf rights: lack of appreciation of Deaf culture and lack of successful role models. ... More


Introduction

Robert Lawrence Gunn

in Ethnology and Empire: Languages, Literature, and the Making of the North American Borderlands

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781479842582
eISBN:
9781479812516
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479842582.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

The Introduction situates a diverse array of geographical locations—New York, Philadelphia, Worcester, and the ill-defined regions of the western North American borderlands—in relation to the ... More


Deaf Education in India

Kalyani Mandke and Prerna Chandekar

in Deaf Education Beyond the Western World: Context, Challenges, and Prospects

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780190880514
eISBN:
9780190947538
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190880514.003.0014
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Given that India is a multicultural and multilingual country, there have always been challenges in educating the deaf. After independence, many legislative policies were put forth for the rights of ... More


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