19th Century Disability, Culture & Contexts

Description

Nineteenth-Century Disability: Cultures and Contexts is an interdisciplinary collection of primary texts and images on physical and cognitive disability in the long nineteenth century (c. 1780 to 1914). Its primary goal is to immerse users in the cultures and concepts that shaped embodied experience in the nineteenth century. Currently comprising over 50 items, the reader emphasizes the technologies, institutions, and representations in literature and popular culture that shaped ideas about disability which are still current today.

URL

nineteenthcenturydisability.org

Geolocation

Comments

Allowed tags: <p>, <a>, <em>, <strong>, <ul>, <ol>, <li>

blindgirl.jpg

Date Coverage

1780 - 1914

Collection

Custodian

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Canada in conjunction with Western University

19th Century Disability, Culture & Contexts

Description

Nineteenth-Century Disability: Cultures and Contexts is an interdisciplinary collection of primary texts and images on physical and cognitive disability in the long nineteenth century (c. 1780 to 1914). Its primary goal is to immerse users in the cultures and concepts that shaped embodied experience in the nineteenth century. Currently comprising over 50 items, the reader emphasizes the technologies, institutions, and representations in literature and popular culture that shaped ideas about disability which are still current today.

URL

nineteenthcenturydisability.org

Geolocation

Comments

Allowed tags: <p>, <a>, <em>, <strong>, <ul>, <ol>, <li>

blindgirl.jpg

Date Coverage

1780 - 1914

Collection

Custodian

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Canada in conjunction with Western University