The Sounds of the World's Languages
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Sounds of the World's Languages by Peter Ladefoged
Book DescriptionThis book describes all the known ways in which the sounds of the worlda s languages differ. Encapsulating the work of two leading figures in the field, it will be a standard work of reference for researchers in phonetics, linguistics and speech science for many years to come. The scope of the book is truly global, with data drawn from nearly 400 languages, many of them investigated at first hand by the authors.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780631198154
(242mm x 171mm x 24mm)
Imprint: Blackwell Publishers
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 20-Dec-1995
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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This work examines the procedures involved in describing the sounds of a language and illustrates the basic techniques of experimental phonetics, most of them requiring little more than a tape recorder, a video camera and a computer.
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Author Biography - Peter Ladefoged
The authors are respectively Professor of Phonetics Emeritus and Adjunct Professor of Linguistics at the University of California, Los Angeles. Peter Ladefogeda s books include the standard introductory phonetics textbook A Course in Phonetics 3e (Harcourt Brace, 1993)
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