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  • When Languages Dieby K David Harrison

    Oxford University Press 2008; US$ 12.99

    Harrison's book is the first to focus on the essential question of what is lost when a language dies. What forms of knowledge are embedded in a language's structure and vocabulary? And how harmful is it to humanity that such knowledge is lost forever? Spanning the globe from Siberia, to North America, to the Himalayas, and using fascinating anecdotes... more...

  • The Last Speakersby K. David Harrison

    National Geographic Society 2010; US$ 27.00

    Part travelogue and part scientist's notebook, The Last Speakers is the poignant chronicle of author K. David Harrison's expeditions around the world to meet with last speakers of vanishing languages. The speakers' eloquent reflections and candid photographs reveal little-known lifeways as well as revitalization efforts to teach disappearing languages... more...

  • When Languages Dieby K David Harrison

    Oxford University Press 2007; US$ 12.99

    Harrison's book is the first to focus on the essential question of what is lost when a language dies. What forms of knowledge are embedded in a language's structure and vocabulary? And how harmful is it to humanity that such knowledge is lost forever? Spanning the globe from Siberia, to North America, to the Himalayas, and using fascinating anecdotes... more...

  • Lessons from Documented Endangered Languagesby K. David Harrison; David S. Rood; Arienne Dwyer

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2008; US$ 173.00

    This contribution emphasizes the role of multimedia data not only for archiving languages but also for creating opportunities for innovative analyses. In the case at hand, video material was collected as part of the documentation of Akhoe Haiom, a Khoisan language spoken in northern Namibia. The multimedia documentation project brought together linguistic... more...

  • The Primo Vascular Systemby Kwang-Sup Soh; Kyung A. Kang; David K. Harrison

    Springer New York 2011; Not Available

    Proceedings from the first International Symposium on Primo Vascular System 2010 (ISPS 2010) with special topics on cancer and regeneration was held in Jecheon, Korea during September 17-18, 2010. Includes coverage of new study results that have better revealed the functional aspects of PVS, including its roles in the areas of regenerative medicine... more...

  • Oxygen Transport to Tissue XXXVIby Harold M. Swartz; David K. Harrison; Duane F. Bruley

    Springer New York 2014; Not Available

    This book contains the refereed contributions from the 41st annual meeting of ISOTT. The annual meetings of ISOTT bring together scientists from various fields (medicine, physiology, mathematics, biology, chemistry, physics, engineering, etc.) in a unique international forum. Traditionally, ISOTT conferences are a place, where an atmosphere of interaction... more...

  • Oxygen Transport to Tissue XXXVIIby Clare E. Elwell; Terence S. Leung; David K. Harrison

    Springer New York 2016; US$ 169.00

    This book contains the refereed contributions from the 42nd annual meeting of ISOTT. The annual meetings of ISOTT bring together scientists from various fields (medicine, physiology, mathematics, biology, chemistry, physics, engineering, etc.) in a unique international forum. ISOTT conferences are a place where an atmosphere of interaction is created,... more...

  • Oxygen Transport to Tissue XXXIIby Joseph LaManna; Michelle A. Puchowicz; Kui Xu; David K. Harrison; Duane F. Bruley

    Springer US 2011; Not Available

    This book covers all aspects of oxygen delivery to tissue, including blood flow and its regulation as well as oxygen metabolism. Special attention will be paid to methods of oxygen measurement in living tissue and application of these technologies to understanding physiological and biochemical basis for pathology related to tissue oxygenation. This... more...

  • Oxygen Transport to Tissue XXXIVby William J. Welch; Fredrik Palm; Duane F. Bruley; David K. Harrison

    Springer New York 2012; US$ 209.00

    From the 39th annual conference of the International Society on Oxygen Transport to Tissue (ISOTT), held in Washington, DC, USA in July 2011, this volume covers aspects of oxygen transport from air to the cells, organs and organisms; instrumentation and methods to sense oxygen and clinical evidence. Oxygen Transport to Tissue XXXIV includes contributions... more...

  • Oxygen Transport to Tissue XXXVby Sabine Van Huffel; Gunnar Naulaers; Alexander Caicedo; Duane F. Bruley; David K. Harrison

    Springer New York 2013; Not Available

    From the 40th annual conference of the International Society on Oxygen Transport to Tissue (ISOTT), held in Bruges, Belgium in August 2012, this volume covers aspects of clinical applications, muscle oxygenation, cancer, measurement technologies, oxygen transport modelling and Near-Infrared Spectroscopy (NIRS), cell metabolism and brain oxygenation. ... more...