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Title: Sound Change and the History of English
Written By: Jeremy J. Smith
URL: http://www.oup.com/uk/catalogue/?ci=9780199291953
Description:

This book discusses the origins of a series of sound changes in English: it
investigates their linguistic properties and social and cultural context to
investigate why do sound changes happen when and where they do. Written
with minimal use of jargon it will appeal to all serious students of
English historical linguistics, from advanced undergraduates to researchers.

Publication Year: 2007
Publisher: Oxford University Press
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Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics
Phonology
Sociolinguistics
Subject Language(s): English
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 0199291950
ISBN-13: 9780199291953
Pages: 224
Prices: U.K. £ 45.00