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August 1932

Progress in Otolaryngology: Summaries of the Bibliographic Material Available in the Field of Otolaryngology: INTRADURAL CONDITIONS IN RELATION TO RHINOLOGY AND OTOLOGY: A CRITICAL SURVEY OF RECENT LITERATURE

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Arch Otolaryngol. 1932;16(2):203-267. doi:10.1001/archotol.1932.00630040212009


During the past few years America has produced a number of research workers, Shambaugh, Blast, Crow, McMahon, Hassin and Martland, whose microscopic studies, like those of Frazer, Turner and Reynolds in England, have added greatly to our knowledge of normal processes as influenced by infections. They are carrying on and enlarging the work begun by Schwartze, Gruber, Seibenmann, Politzer and Alexander.

Development of Language.—In "Babel, or Language, Past, Present and Future,"1 Paget suggested that all human language originated from gestures and all written language from signs similar to the original American Indian sign language. Gestures are accompanied by sounds made by associated movement of the tongue and lip. These primary sounds are the elements of all vocal language, that is, a combination of sound with gesture. Paget stated that immediately following the Norman Conquest, the language used by the conquerors consisted of Greek and Latin, from