Shuy, Wolfram, and Riley (1968) added to LWAA

The long out of print Field Techniques in an Urban Language Study by Roger Shuy, Walt Wolfram, and William Riley is now available via the LWAA. Published in 1968, this book details the field methods applied by Shuy and Company in their study of Detroit. This copy is a cover to cover scan from the original printing by the Center for Applied Linguistics.

Shuy, Roger W., Walter A. Wolfram, and William K. Riley. 1968. Field techniques in an urban language study. Washington, DC: Center for Applied Linguistics. 1968.pdf


About daviddurian
I am a sociolinguist with a Ph D in Linguistics from The Ohio State University and an MA in Rhetoric and Professional Writing from Northern Illinois University. Currently, I work as the Lecturer at Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania, where I teach undergraduate courses in sociolinguistics, general linguistics, and first-year composition. I also work on research projects investigating variation and change in the vowel system of modern US English as it is spoken by Americans living in a variety of cities. At the moment, this includes Chicago, IL, Columbus, OH, and Eastern Pennsylvania.

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