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The Hidden Treasure of Black ASL: Its History and Structure

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People who first encounter sign language often ask if deaf people around the world sign the same language. Frequently, they are surprised to learn that there are different sign languages in different nations worldwide, as well as variations of these languages. These variations depend on social factors such as region, age, gender, socioeconomic status, and race. One variati ...more
Hardcover, 240 pages
Published May 31st 2011 by Gallaudet University Press
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Ann
A truly groundbreaking work in American linguistics and Deaf African American history. Too rich and thought-provoking to review just yet. One of the best scholarly works I've ever read. And watched. The DVD of cross-generational Black ASL signers is essential, peerless.
Rachel
I loved this book!!! It gives the exact details of Black ASL and how it came about. It also showed ways to use it. Had a dvd too!!

If you are interested in Black American Sign Language..here is the book for you to learn.
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