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  - Alex Rosenthal - Goodreads

I knew I was in trouble as soon as I picked up this book and saw that it was 400 pages. There are two ways a book like this could work. You could have a narrative study of the trends in place-naming ... Read full review

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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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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