The History of Disability

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  1. Words Made Flesh
    During the early nineteenth century, schools for the deaf appeared in the United States for the first time. These schools were committed to the use of the sign language to educate deaf students. Manual education made the growth... Learn More
    Published: 26th March 2012
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  2. The Ugly Laws
    In the late-nineteenth and early-twentieth centuries, municipallaws targeting "unsightly beggars" sprang up in cities across America. Seeming to criminalize disability and thus offering a visceral example of discrimination,... Learn More
    Published: 1st May 2009
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  3. Helen Keller
    An intimate portrait of Helen Keller through her life's writing, some published here for the first time.... Learn More
    Published: 1st June 2005
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  4. Mental Retardation in America
    A collection of essays and documents chronicilizing the history of treatment, labeling, and understanding of mental retardating in the U.S. NYUP is one the forefront of publishing in disability studies.... Learn More
    Published: 1st February 2004
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  5. The Radical Lives of Helen Keller
    Despite her disabilities, Helen Keller worked tirelessly for human rights and other political issues.... Learn More
    Published: 1st January 2004
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  6. Reflections
    Since his conversion from Judaism, Charles Rich has sought to lead a contemplative life while still in world. He has shared the results of his meditations with a few intimate friends. It is these that make up this book—short,... Learn More
    Published: 1st February 2002
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  7. The New Disability History
    Disability has always been a preoccupation of American society and culture. From antebellum debates about qualification for citizenship to current controversies over access and reasonable accommodations, disability has been present,... Learn More
    Published: 1st March 2001
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