By Peter Anderson

ISBN-10: 1138890898

ISBN-13: 9781138890893

First released in 1987, this atlas identifies structural styles which exist within the sound structures of the dialects of britain. It regards edition, no longer as anything to be neglected or kept away from, yet as a imperative and crucial characteristic of dialect, which needs to be accounted for in a scientific means. The examine identifies many of the extra admired structural limitations among dialect components and argues that discrete obstacles don't exist: particularly there are various components separated via bands of dialects during which conflicting partial structures exist.

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