For the Benefit of Those Who See: Dispatches from the World of the Blind (BOK)

Rosemary Mahoney

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In the tradition of Oliver Sacks's The Island of the Colorblind, Rosemary Mahoney tells the story of Braille Without Borders, the first school for the blind in Tibet, and of Sabriye Tenberken, the remarkable blind woman who founded the school. Fascinated and impressed by what she learned from the blind children of Tibet, Mahoney was moved to investigate further the cultural history of blindness. As part of her research, she spent three months teaching at Tenberken's international training centre for blind adults in Kerala, India, an experience that reveals both the shocking oppression endured by the world's blind, as well as their great resilience, integrity, ingenuity and strength. By living among the blind, Rosemary Mahoney enables us to see them in fascinating close up, revealing their particular "quality of ease that seems to broadcast a fundamental connection to the world." Having read FOR THE BENEFIT OF THOSE WHO SEE, you will never see the world in quite the same way again.

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Innbundet
Utgitt 2014 Forfatter Rosemary Mahoney
Forlag
Warner International
ISBN 9780316043427
Antall sider 256 Dimensjoner 13,5cm x 21,6cm x 3,3cm
Vekt 417 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Emner og form Biography: general, Teaching of specific groups & persons with special educational needs, Disability: social aspects

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