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ERIC Number: EJ676333
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2003
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ISSN: ISSN-0302-1475
How the Alphabet Came To be Used in a Sign Language.
Padden, Carol A.; Gunsauls, Darline Clark
Sign Language Studies, v4 n1 p10-33 Fall 2003
This historical account of the development of the manual alphabet in American Sign Language traces fingerspelling back to the monks of the seventh century, who devised a system for representing speech without needing to speak. (Author/VWL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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