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Description - The Sounds of the World's Languages by Peter Ladefoged

This 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 Details

ISBN: 9780631198154
ISBN-10: 0631198156
Format: Paperback
(242mm x 171mm x 24mm)
Pages: 448
Imprint: Blackwell Publishers
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 20-Dec-1995
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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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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