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The Blind in French Society from the Middle Ages to the Century of Louis Braille$
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Zina Weygand

Print publication date: 2009

Print ISBN-13: 9780804757683

Published to Stanford Scholarship Online: June 2013

DOI: 10.11126/stanford/9780804757683.001.0001

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Philanthropy and the Education of the Sensorially Impaired

Philanthropy and the Education of the Sensorially Impaired

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(p.80) Chapter 5 Philanthropy and the Education of the Sensorially Impaired
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The Blind in French Society from the Middle Ages to the Century of Louis Braille
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Stanford University Press
DOI:10.11126/stanford/9780804757683.003.0006

This chapter first discusses how the issues of education and pedagogy fascinated the men and women of the Enlightenment. It then considers the life and work of Valentin Haüy, who founded a school for blind youths.

Keywords:   blind, Enlightenment, France, pedagogy, education, Valentin Haüy

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