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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

Zina Weygand

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804757683
eISBN:
9780804772389
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804757683.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

The integration of the blind into society has always meant taking on prejudices and inaccurate representations. This anthropological and cultural history introduces us to both real and imaginary ... More

Riding the Black RamLaw, Literature, and Gender

Riding the Black Ram: Law, Literature, and Gender

Susan Heinzelman

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804756808
eISBN:
9780804773683
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804756808.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

Unruly women are not often represented in a good light. Whether historical or fictional, disruptive women, with their real or imagined excesses, have long provided the material for literary and legal ... More

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