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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Review: Names on the Land: A Historical Account of Place-Naming in the United States

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

Review: Names on the Land: A Historical Account of Place-Naming in the United States

User Review  - Nick - Goodreads

The book is fascinating but also a bit thick, and take a while to power through. It's best not to try to read it straight through in my opinion; I actually found it fun to skip around different ... Read full review

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