Journals Higher Education



Published: 02 August 2007

256 Pages

6 1/8 X 9 1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199291953

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Sound Change and the History of English

Jeremy Smith

  • Unites linguistic and historical approaches to the history of English
  • Engages with current theoretical issues and controversies in English historical linguistics
  • Offers clear definitions of complex notions, e.g. what is a shound change?
  • Offers new insights into the origins and causes of the main sound changes