Names on the land: a historical account of place-naming in the United States

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Houghton Mifflin, 1958 - History - 511 pages
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Placid, tranquil, poetic writing, too. - Goodreads
A reference book but a rich and meaningful one. - Goodreads
... very excellent addition to the reference shelves. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Steven Yenzer - Goodreads

I find place-naming fascinating, and this book equally so. It's a bit slow-moving, probably due to its age, but Stewart is an endearing writer and the material is mostly interesting. Read full review

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User Review  - Elese - Goodreads

I am a name enthusiast and also have a great deal of respect for George Stewart--a former Cal professor and a prolific and varied writer. Despite all of that, I barely made it through this naming ... Read full review

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Contents

Of what is attempted in this boo
3
Of the naming that was before history
4
How the first Spaniards gave names
11
Copyright

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Isn't That Spatial: Teaching About Place Names
Names on the Land: A Historical Account of Place-Naming in the United States, by George R. Stewart. I read this about 10 years ago and learned a great deal. ...
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[1] The best and most delightful introduction to place names and naming is George Rippey Stewart, Names on the Land; a Historical Account of Place-Naming in ...
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George R. Stewart (1895-1980) was born in Pennsylvania and educated at Princeton. He received his Ph.D. in English literature from Columbia University in ...
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"The babble of American place-names" by John Hollander (Harper's ...
Names on the land; a historical account of place-naming in the United States (Book). THUMBNAILS. 22, 23, 26, 27. Harper's Magazine is an American journal of ...
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