From the Inside Flap
"This book provides very important evidence that changes in institutional attitudes toward manual language can be traced to broader changes in the accepted conceptions of the nature of language. . . . [It] will prove to be a milestone in the developing discipline of deaf history."Harlan Lane, author of The Mask of Benevolence
About the Author
Susan Plann is a professor in the Department of Spanish and Portuguese at the University of California, Los Angeles.