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Talking Hands: What Sign Language Reveals About the Mind | Margalit Fox
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Documents life in a remote Bedouin village in Israel whose residents communicate through a unique method of sign language used by both hearing and non-hearing citizens, in an account that offers insight into the relationship between language and the human mind. Reprint. 20,000 first printing.
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If you have any spark of interest in ASL or language in general, this is a great read. Unfortunately, despite multiple efforts, I have no knowledge of ASL, but the history and development discussed here is fascinating. I would say there is not too much about the village being studied, but that aspect is used as a jumping off point to delve into discussion of language, both spoken and signed. Lots of amazing research and well written.

BarbaraTheBibliophage Definitely up my alley! You might appreciate this one 3mo
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