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15%OFFEmily Shaw - A Historical and Etymological Dictionary of American Sign Language - 9781563686214 - V9781563686214
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A Historical and Etymological Dictionary of American Sign Language

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Description for A Historical and Etymological Dictionary of American Sign Language Hardcover. Through rigorous study of historical texts, field research in communities throughout France and the US, and in-depth analysis of the cultural groups responsible for the lexicon, the authors present a detailed account of the origins of over 500 ASL signs, including regional variations. It is organized alphabetically by equivalent English glosses. Num Pages: 344 pages, 1150 sign illustrations. BIC Classification: 2Z; CBD; CFF; CFZ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 268 x 210 x 28. Weight in Grams: 926.
Through rigorous study of historical texts, field research in communities throughout France and the U.S., and in-depth analysis of the cultural groups responsible for the lexicon, authors Shaw and Delaporte present for the first time a compelling and detailed account of the origins of over 500 ASL signs, including regional variations. Organized alphabetically by equivalent English glosses, each sign is accompanied by a succinct description of its origin and an LSF sign where appropriate.

Product Details

Format
Hardback
Publication date
2015
Publisher
Gallaudet University Press
Condition
New
Number of Pages
344
Place of Publication
Washington, DC, United States
ISBN
9781563686214
SKU
V9781563686214
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About Emily Shaw
Emily Shaw is a nationally certified ASL-English interpreter and linguist in Silver Spring, Maryland, USA. Yves Delaporte is former director of research at the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS) in Paris, France.

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