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Title: The Handbook of Phonetic Sciences, 2nd Edition
Edited By: William J Hardcastle
John Laver
Fiona E Gibbon
URL: http://www.wiley.com/remtitle.cgi?1118358201
Series Title: Blackwell Handbooks in Linguistics
Description:

Please Note: This is a new edition of a previously announced book. Thoroughly revised and updated, the second edition of The Handbook of Phonetic Sciences provides an authoritative account of the key topics in both theoretical and applied areas of speech communication, written by an international team of scholars and practitioners. 

Publication Year: 2012
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
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Linguistic Field(s): Phonetics
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Format: Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781118358207
Pages: 882
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ISBN-13: 9781444317268
Pages: 882
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