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

For the benefit of those who see: : dispatches from the world of the blind, Rosemary Mahoney, (electronic resource)

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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
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Language
eng
Summary
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 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
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
Midwest
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Mahoney, Rosemary
Dewey number
371.91/109515
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not applicable
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not applicable
Literary text for sound recordings
other
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Read by the author
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Mahoney, Rosemary
  • hoopla digital
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Teachers of the blind
  • Blind, Workers for the
  • Blind
  • Blind
  • Mahoney, Rosemary
Target audience
adult
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For the benefit of those who see: : dispatches from the world of the blind, Rosemary Mahoney, (electronic resource)
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digital storage
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MWT11608754
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Unabridged.
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1 online resource (1 audio file (9hr., 30 min.))
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unknown
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9781478925279
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(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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unknown
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digital.
Publisher number
MWT11608754
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access
Sound
sound
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digital recording
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  • other
  • remote
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other
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11608754
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Label
For the benefit of those who see: : dispatches from the world of the blind, Rosemary Mahoney, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
MWT11608754
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (9hr., 30 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781478925279
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11608754
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
11608754
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
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