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How we named our States

Author: Pauline Arnold; Percival White
Publisher: New York : Criterion Books, ©1965.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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With "historical anecdotes, the authors trace the often logical sometimes odd reasons for the names of the states (and their capitals) ... In exploring the background of each name, a wide panorama of this country's early history passes before the reader."
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Local history
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Pauline Arnold; Percival White
ISBN: 0200041584 9780200041584
OCLC Number: 47771055
Description: 192 pages : maps ; 22 cm
Responsibility: by Pauline Arnold and Percival White.

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With "historical anecdotes, the authors trace the often logical sometimes odd reasons for the names of the states (and their capitals) ... In exploring the background of each name, a wide panorama of this country's early history passes before the reader."

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