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

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Lexikos Pub, 1967 - Names, Geographical - 526 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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Of what is attempted in this book
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Of the naming that was before history
4
How the first Spaniards gave names
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