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The following are resources on Deaf history and culture. This page will always be a work in progress. You can visit the Gallaudet University Press for more books. If there are publications, films, or websites you would like to suggest as additions, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Open Your Eyes: Deaf Studies Talking
H-Dirksen L. Bauman, editor
Deaf Gain: Raising the Stakes for Human Diversity
H-Dirksen L. Bauman and Joseph J. Murray, Editors
Deaf Heritage: A Narrative History of Deaf America
Jack R. Gannon
The Week the World Heard Gallaudet
In Our Own Hands: Essays in Deaf History, 1780–1970
Brian H. Greenwald and Joseph J. Murray, Editors
A Fair Chance in the Race of Life: The Role of Gallaudet University in Deaf History
Brian H. Greenwald and John Vickrey Van Cleve, Editors
The Hidden Treasure of Black ASL: Its History and Structure
Carolyn McCaskill, Ceil Lucas, Robert Bayley, and Joseph Hill in collaboration with Roxanne King, Pamela Baldwin, and Randall Hogue
Understanding Deaf Culture: In Search of Deafhood
ASL Translations by the Deafhood Foundation.
Inside Deaf Culture
Carol Padden and Tom Humphries
Deaf People in Hitler’s Europe
Donna F. Ryan and John S. Schuchman, Editors
Published in Association with the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
DVDDirectors: Ben Bahan, H-Dirksen Bauman, and Facundo Montenegro
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