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The Resource Downs : the history of a disability

Downs : the history of a disability

Label
Downs : the history of a disability
Title
Downs
Title remainder
the history of a disability
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
For 150 years, Down's Syndrome has constituted the archetypal mental disability, easily recognisable by distinct facial anomalies and physical stigmata. In a narrow medical sense, Down's syndrome is a common disorder caused by the presence of all or part of an extra 21st chromosome. It is named after John Langdon Down, the British asylum medical superintendent who described the syndrome as Mongolism in a series of lectures in 1866. In 1959, the disorder was identified as achromosome 21 trisomy by the French paediatrician and geneticist J--eacute--;r--ocirc--;me Lejeune and has since been known
Cataloging source
EBLCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Wright, David
Dewey number
362.4
Index
index present
LC call number
BF727
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
NLM call number
  • 2011 J-546
  • WM 11.1
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Down syndrome
  • Down syndrome
  • Down syndrome
  • Down Syndrome
  • Disabled Persons
  • History, 19th Century
  • History, 20th Century
  • History, 21st Century
  • Public Policy
  • Quality of Life
  • Social Support
  • Down syndrome
  • Down syndrome
Label
Downs : the history of a disability
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Acknowledgements; Contents; List of Illustrations; Prologue; 1 The Philosopher's Idiot; 2 Mongols in our Midst; 3 The Simian Crease; 4 Trisomie vingt-et-un; 5 Into the Mainstream; Epilogue; Glossary; Notes; Further reading; Index
Control code
746747101
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (254 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780191573279
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)746747101
Label
Downs : the history of a disability
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Acknowledgements; Contents; List of Illustrations; Prologue; 1 The Philosopher's Idiot; 2 Mongols in our Midst; 3 The Simian Crease; 4 Trisomie vingt-et-un; 5 Into the Mainstream; Epilogue; Glossary; Notes; Further reading; Index
Control code
746747101
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (254 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780191573279
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)746747101

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