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

User Review  - Mark Buchignani - Goodreads

A wonderfully interesting book which begins in ancient naming origins and over time transitions to numerous specific outstanding or intriguing examples, such as Nome, Alaska, which was originally ... Read full review

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User Review  - Frank Jacobs - Goodreads

As authoritative and fresh as when it was completed in 1944, this is the standard on American toponymy: describing and detailing the waves of name-giving that swept over what was to become the US ... 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
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How the first Spaniards gave names
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