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A Journey Into the World of the Deaf
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With ​Seeing Voices, Dr. Sacks launches on a journey into the world of the deaf, which he explores with the same passion and insight that have illuminated other human conditions for his readers everywhere.

Seeing Voices begins with the history of deaf people in the United States, the often outrageous ways in which they have been seen and treated in the past, and their continuing struggle for acceptance in a hearing world. And it examines the amazing and beautiful visual language of the deaf–Sign–which has only in the past decade been recognized fully as a language–linguistically complete, rich, and as expressive as any spoken language.

The existence of this unique alternative mode of language, writes Dr. Sacks, has wide-ranging implications for those in the hearing world as well, for it “shows us that much of what is distinctly human in us–our capacities for language, for thought, for communication, and culture–do not develop automatically in us, are not just… (tovább)

Eredeti megjelenés éve: 1989

A következő kiadói sorozatban jelent meg: Oliver Sacks cover collage Vintage angol

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Picador, London, 2012
208 oldal · puhatáblás · ISBN: 9780330523646
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Knopf, Canada, 2008
240 oldal · ISBN: 9780307398161
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Vintage, USA, 2000
240 oldal · ISBN: 0375704078

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