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Experimental phonetics in Britain, 1890-1940

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This study provides the first critical history of British developments in phonetic science from 1890 to the beginning of the Second World War. It draws on both published and unpublished documentary evidence, and on original digital analyses of contemporary images, experimental data, and sound recordings.

Experimental phonetics had diverse origins embracing medicine, physics and philology. A survey of the nineteenth century background shows that by 1890 significant British contributi...

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HUMS
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Linguistics Philology and Phonetics Faculty
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DPhil
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Doctoral
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University of Oxford
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2017-08-03

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