The Artificial Ear

The Artificial Ear

Cochlear Implants and the Culture of Deafness

eBook - 2010
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Part ethnography and part historical study, The Artificial Ear is based on interviews with researchers who were pivotal in the early development and implementation of the new technology necessary for cochlear implants. Through an analysis of the scientific and clinical literature, Stuart Blume reconstructs the history of artificial hearing from its conceptual origins in the 1930s, to the first attempt at cochlear implantation in Paris in the 1950s, and to the widespread clinical application of the "bionic ear" since the 1980s.
Publisher: New Brunswick : Rutgers University Press, 2010
Copyright Date: ©2010
ISBN: 9780813549118
9780813546599
Branch Call Number: Electronic book
Characteristics: 1 online resource (241 pages)
Additional Contributors: Blume, Stuart
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