The Resource For the benefit of those who see : dispatches from the world of the blind, Rosemary Mahoney

For the benefit of those who see : dispatches from the world of the blind, Rosemary Mahoney

Label
For the benefit of those who see : dispatches from the world of the blind
Title
For the benefit of those who see
Title remainder
dispatches from the world of the blind
Statement of responsibility
Rosemary Mahoney
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"In this intelligent and humane book, Rosemary Mahoney writes of people who are blind....She reports on their courage and gives voice, time and again, to their miraculous dignity."-- -- 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 center 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
Cataloging source
TEFOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Mahoney, Rosemary
Dewey number
371.91/109515
Index
index present
LC call number
HV1626
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mahoney, Rosemary
  • Teachers of the blind
  • Blind, Workers for the
  • Blind
  • Blind
  • People of Color
  • Handicapped
Label
For the benefit of those who see : dispatches from the world of the blind, Rosemary Mahoney
Link
http://calgary.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=E029E74F-EC07-462C-B1B4-DF2F8C41F5A1
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Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn867715789
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource.
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780316256070
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)867715789
Label
For the benefit of those who see : dispatches from the world of the blind, Rosemary Mahoney
Link
http://calgary.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=E029E74F-EC07-462C-B1B4-DF2F8C41F5A1
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn867715789
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource.
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780316256070
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)867715789

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