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ERIC Number: EJ650645
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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ISSN: ISSN-0302-1475
The Study of Natural Sign Language in Eighteenth-Century France.
Fischer, Renate
Sign Language Studies, v2 n4 p391-406 Sum 2002
Examines how Pierre Desloges--a deaf person who was interested in the aptness of "natural signs" to express complex concepts and who highlighted the community aspect of communication--described and categorized signs used by the Deaf community in Paris in 1779. Presents additional sources of information on communication of deaf people. (Author/VWL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: France