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The Resource The Blind in French Society : From the Middle Ages to the Century of Louis Braille

The Blind in French Society : From the Middle Ages to the Century of Louis Braille

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The Blind in French Society : From the Middle Ages to the Century of Louis Braille
Title
The Blind in French Society
Title remainder
From the Middle Ages to the Century of Louis Braille
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A history of perceptions of the blind and of their integration or lack thereof in French society, this book introduces us to a host of fictional and real individuals and paints a moving picture of their advances and disappointments, concluding with the triumphant invention of Louis Braille
Cataloging source
MERUC
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Weygand, Zina
Dewey number
305.90810944
Index
no index present
LC call number
HV1965 .W4913 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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Cohen, Emily-Jane
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Blind
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • HISTORY / Europe / France
  • Blind
  • France
Label
The Blind in French Society : From the Middle Ages to the Century of Louis Braille
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Abbreviations; Foreword, by Catherine Kudlick; Preface, by Alain Corbin; Introduction; Part I: From the Middle Ages to the Classical Age: A Paradoxical Vision of Blindness and the Blind; 1. The Middle Ages; 2. The Beginning of Modern Times; 3. Groundwork for a History of Blindness in the Classical Age; Part II: The Eighteenth Century: A Different Look at the Blind; 4. Sensationalism and Sensorial Impairments; 5. Philanthropy and the Education of the Sensorially Impaired; 6. The Move of the Quinze-Vingts and the Annuity from the Public Treasury
Control code
536416235
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (421 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780804772389
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
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22573/ctvqrr435
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)536416235
Label
The Blind in French Society : From the Middle Ages to the Century of Louis Braille
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Abbreviations; Foreword, by Catherine Kudlick; Preface, by Alain Corbin; Introduction; Part I: From the Middle Ages to the Classical Age: A Paradoxical Vision of Blindness and the Blind; 1. The Middle Ages; 2. The Beginning of Modern Times; 3. Groundwork for a History of Blindness in the Classical Age; Part II: The Eighteenth Century: A Different Look at the Blind; 4. Sensationalism and Sensorial Impairments; 5. Philanthropy and the Education of the Sensorially Impaired; 6. The Move of the Quinze-Vingts and the Annuity from the Public Treasury
Control code
536416235
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (421 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780804772389
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctvqrr435
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)536416235

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