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The Encylopedic Dictionary should serve as a powerful instrument for the advancement of quality Bilingual Education in Brazil, as well as for fulfilling the constitutional rights of Brazilian Deaf People. Besides the 9,500 sign-entries in the main body of the dictionary, the two hard-backed volumes contain three introductory chapters, an English to Portuguese thesaurus, a semantic index, a semantic content, three chapters on education and Deafness, and three chapters on technology and Deafness. more... contact the editor & publisher.... 

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Credits & Sponsors
Contributing Authors
Volume One:
ISBN: 85-314-0600-5
Volume Two:
ISBN: 85-314-0603-X


The Brazilian Sign Language Dictionary
A Two-Volume Encyclopedia
on Brazilian Sign Language

For Information, write to:
Dr. Fernando Capovilla, Editor

To Purchase in Brazil

Contact the Library of the Psychology Institute - University of São Paulo
Serviço de Biblioteca e Documentação do Instituto de Psicologia da USP
Av. Prof. Mello Moraes, 1721,
São Paulo, SP, 05508-900, Brazil
Fax (11) 3818-4392
Telephone: (11) 3818-4300
or (11) 3818-4392

To Purchase Outside Brazil

Contact the University of
São Paulo Publishing House
Editora da Universidade de São Paulo
Avenida Prof. Luciano Gualberto,
Travessa J. 374, 6 andar - Ed. da Antiga Reitoria - Cidade Universitaria
05508-900, Sao Paulo - SP - Brasil
Fax: (11) 3818-4151
Telephone: (11) 3818-4008
or (11) 3818-4150

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