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Title: Consonant Change in English Worldwide
Subtitle: Synchrony Meets Diachrony
Written By: Daniel Schreier
URL: http://www.palgrave.com/products/Catalogue.aspx?is=1403998248
Description:

Applying insights from variationist linguistics to historical change
mechanisms that have affected the consonantal system of English, Daniel
Schreier reports findings from a historical corpus-based study on the
reduction of particular consonant clusters and compares them with similar
processes in synchronic varieties, thus defining consonantal change as a
phenomenon involving psycholinguistics, sociolinguistics, phonological
theory and contact linguistics. Moreover, he weighs the impact of external
and internal effects on causation, examining data from a total of 15
varieties with different time depths and social histories.

Publication Year: 2005
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
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Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics
Phonology
Psycholinguistics
Sociolinguistics
Text/Corpus Linguistics
Subject Language(s): English
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 1403998248
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 264
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