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- CRC Press 2014; US$ 97.95
Introduction to Bed, Bank and Shore Protection provides students and professional engineers with the understanding and guidance to prevent the erosion of movable beds, banks and shorelines. In a world of rising sea levels and extreme weather conditions, these skills are increasingly important to the engineer as well as the wider community. The book... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2009; US$ 158.00
Whereas Africa as a typological area is often associated with extensive verb morphology and verb serialization, this collection of studies shows that there is tremendous typological diversity at the clausal level. Verb serialization in the Khoisan area contrasts with extensive case-marking in languages of northeastern Africa, which also use converbs... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2011; US$ 158.00
This advanced historical linguistics course book deals with the historical and comparative study of African languages. The first part functions as an elementary introduction to the comparative method, involving the establishment of lexical and grammatical cognates, the reconstruction of their historical development, techniques for the subclassification... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2010; US$ 239.00
This reference reviews phenotypic consequences of prenatal development, and it details mechanisms that underpin these effects in ruminants, pigs and poultry. It is the first livestock-specific book quantifying consequences of fetal programming. more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2014; US$ 158.00
Numeral systems of the Greater Awyu family of Papuan languages are the topic of this paper. Extended body-part systems that employ the fingers, parts of the arm and head are used by most languages in this family. Body-part based numeral systems of this type are only found in parts of New Guinea and Australia and are therefore of great interest for... more...
- Oxford University Press 1997; US$ 164.99
A compilation of basic linguistic and anthropological information about a tribe in Irian Jaya (the western half of New Guinea). Untouched by the modern world, they are threatened by the larger Indonesian society. This work systematically examines their language, oral literature and ethnography. more...
Applications of Gene-Based Technologies for Improving Animal Production and Health in Developing CountriesSpringer Netherlands 2005; US$ 359.00
Modern Biotechnology has potential for solving many problems associated with animal productivity and health and offers exciting opportunities for enhancing agricultural productivity. At present the focus is, however, on the issues and problems of significance for livestock producers in the developed world. In order to fully realize the benefits of... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2005; US$ 239.00
The uses of nucleic acid-directed methods have increased significantly in the past five years and have made important contributions to disease control country programmes for improving national and international trade. These developments include the more routine use of PCR as a diagnostic tool in veterinary diagnostic laboratories. There are, however,... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2007; US$ 179.00
This book's aim is to enrich and deepen our psychological understanding of biblical concepts and personalities. Such understanding is relevant for theology as well as for psychology and psychiatry. It may help theologians to contextualize their discipline by bringing it into contact with contemporary psychological and existential issues and tensions,... more...