|Author||: Mehmet Emin Demirci|
|Publisher||: Mehmet Emin Demirci|
|Release Date||: 101-01-01|
|ISBN 10||: 9781005796037|
|Pages||: 421 pages|
|Rating||: 4.0/5 (96 users)|
Download or read book The Blind in History and Society: Wisdom vs. Despair written by Mehmet Emin Demirci and published by Mehmet Emin Demirci. This book was released on 101-01-01 with total page 421 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: This book will examine all aspects of the relationship between the blind and the rest of society within the framework of the attitudes that represent a most productive area of social psychology. The reader will learn that historic figures did not consider their blindness a hindrance to their achievements, be they famous literary personalities or Nobel Prize Laureate. The lives of outstanding blind persons such as Democritus, al-Maarri, Dühring, Rodrigo, Dalén, Borges, Ostrovsky and even Ray Charles, will be examined while placing blindness and the blind at the center of social relationships, utilizing rich historical presentations and comprehensive analysis. This book will be of interest to many professionals, educators, historians, social scientists and general readers.