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Names on the land : a historical account of place-naming in the United States

Author: George Rippey Stewart
Publisher: New York : New York Review Books, ©2008.
Series: New York Review Books classics.
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"[F]ascinating and fantastically detailed panorama of language in action...it will engage anyone who has ever wondered at the curious names scattered across the American map."
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Genre/Form: Local history
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Stewart, George Rippey, 1895-1980.
Names on the land.
New York : New York Review Books, c2008
(OCoLC)609226817
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: George Rippey Stewart
ISBN: 9781590172735 1590172736
OCLC Number: 176952635
Notes: Originally published: New York : Random House, 1945.
Description: xx, 511 p. : maps ; 21 cm.
Series Title: New York Review Books classics.
Responsibility: by George R. Stewart ; introduction by Matt Weiland.

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"[F]ascinating and fantastically detailed panorama of language in action...it will engage anyone who has ever wondered at the curious names scattered across the American map."

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