This book is a picture of the state of phonetic knowledge in the 1950s, valuable and interesting as much for its indication of the sources and methods and aims of phonetic study as for its descriptions and explanations. The seasoned phonetician who reads it can be promised a refreshing account of the noises people make when they talk and how they make them. Lovers of adventure among phoneticians will find some excitement in suggested connections between the physiological production of sounds and their acoustic nature. And ...

General Phonetics 1952, University of Wisconsin Press, Wisconsin

ISBN-13: 9780299006853

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