First published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
1. Introduction: impressionistic phonetics and experimental phonetics 2. The nature of sound 3. Analysing sound: the spectograph 4. The acoustics of speech production 5. Perception and hearing 6. The acoustic description of vowels 7. The acoustic description of consonants 8. Speech production Appendix: An overview of impressionistic-phonetic classification BibliographyIndex