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The life and times of T.H. Gallaudet, Edna Edith Sayers

Label
The life and times of T.H. Gallaudet
Title
The life and times of T.H. Gallaudet
Statement of responsibility
Edna Edith Sayers
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Edna Edith Sayers has written the definitive biography of T. H. Gallaudet (1787-1851), celebrated today as the founder of deaf education in America. Sayers traces Gallaudet's work in the fields of deaf education, free common schools, literacy, teacher education and certification, and children's books, while also examining his role in reactionary causes intended to uphold a white, Protestant nation thought to have existed in New England's golden past. Gallaudet's youthful social and political entanglements included involvement with Connecticut's conservative, state-established Congregational Church, the Federalist Party, and the Counter-Enlightenment ideals of Yale (where he was a student). He later embraced anti-immigrant, anti-abolition, and anti-Catholic efforts, and supported the expatriation of free African-Americans to settlements on Africa's west coast. As much a history of the paternalistic, bigoted, and class-conscious roots of a reform movement as a story of one man's life, this landmark work will surprise and enlighten both the hearing and Deaf worlds
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Sayers, Edna Edith
Dewey number
  • 371.91/2092
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HV2426.G3
LC item number
S29 2018
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Gallaudet, T. H.
  • Teachers of the deaf
Label
The life and times of T.H. Gallaudet, Edna Edith Sayers
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Philadelphia to Hartford -- An American theocracy -- Drifting -- Reinventing the wheel -- "What is the gaiety of Paris to me?" -- Mission to the deaf -- Life after deaf I -- Life after deaf II -- Toward a white nation -- The last years
Control code
ocn982090831
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xvii, 302 pages
Isbn
9781512600513
Lccn
2017019075
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)982090831
Label
The life and times of T.H. Gallaudet, Edna Edith Sayers
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Philadelphia to Hartford -- An American theocracy -- Drifting -- Reinventing the wheel -- "What is the gaiety of Paris to me?" -- Mission to the deaf -- Life after deaf I -- Life after deaf II -- Toward a white nation -- The last years
Control code
ocn982090831
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xvii, 302 pages
Isbn
9781512600513
Lccn
2017019075
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)982090831

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