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Ambassadors of Social Progress : A History of International Blind Activism in the Cold War

Title
Ambassadors of Social Progress : A History of International Blind Activism in the Cold War / Maria Cristina Galmarini.
ISBN
9781501773792
9781501773778
9781501773785
Publication
Ithaca : Northern Illinois University Press, an imprint of Cornell University Press, 2024.
Manufacture
Baltimore, Md. : Project MUSE, 0000
Copyright Notice Date
©2024.
Physical Description
1 online resource (302 pages).
Local Notes
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Notes
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Summary
"This book discusses the ways in which blind activists from the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe entered the postwar international blind movement. It analyzes the intersectionality of disability and politics during the Cold War and the ways in which socialist disability activism was rooted in the socialist system of welfare"-- Provided by publisher.
Variant and related titles
Project MUSE complete collection 2024.
Format
Books / Online
Language
English
Added to Catalog
March 01, 2024
Series
Book collections on Project MUSE.
NIU series in Slavic, East European, and Eurasian studies
Contents
Introduction : Socialist Blind Activists, the International Disability Movement, and the Forgotten Legacies of the Cold War
A Communist Blind International
A Marshall Plan for the Blind of Europe
Socialist Blind Internationalism
East German and Soviet Membership in the World Council
Learning, Contributing, and Proving the Capacity of (Some) Blind People
Ambassadors of Social Progress or Obstacles to Integration?
"A Disability That Does Not Let Us See Borders on the Map of the World"
Epilogue : Postsocialism and the Global Traffic of Disability Ideas.
Genre/Form
History.
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