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Critical toponymies : the contested politics of place naming

Author: Lawrence D Berg; Jani Vuolteenaho
Publisher: London : Routledge, [2017?] ©2009
Series: Re-materialising cultural geography.
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Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Lawrence D Berg; Jani Vuolteenaho
ISBN: 9781351947268 1351947265
OCLC Number: 1065339654
Notes: Originally published: Ashgate Publishing, 2009.
Description: 1 online resource : illustrations, maps
Contents: Towards critical toponymies / Jani Vuolteenaho and Lawrence D. Berg --
Naming as norming: "race," gender and the identity politics of naming places in Aotearoa/New Zealand / Lawrence D. Berg and Robin A. Kearns --
Naming the past: the significance of commemorative street names / Maoz Azarhaju --
Street-naming and nation-building: toponymic inscriptions of nationhood in Singapore / Brenda S.A. Yeoh --
Naming and placing the other: power and the urban landscape in Zanzibar / Garth Andrew Myers --
The Aloha state: place names and the anti-conquest of Hawai'i / Douglas Herman --
Irish place names: post-colonial locations / Catherine Nash --
Proclaiming place: towards a geography of place name pronunciation / Robin A. Kearns and Lawrence D. Berg --
Street names as memorial arenas: the reputational politics of commemorating Martin Luther King Jr in a Georgia county / Derek H. Alderman --
Indexing the great ledger of the community: urban house numbering, city directories, and the production of spatial legibility / Reuben S. Rose-Redwood --
Planning and revamping urban toponymy: ideological alterations in the linguistic landscaping of Vuosaari suburb, Eastern Helsinki / Jani Vuolteenaho and Terhi Ainiala --
Toponymic silence and Sámi place names during the growth of the Norwegian nation state / Kaisa Rautio Helander --
Virtual place naming, internet domains, and the politics of misdirection: the case of www.martinlutherking.org / Derek H. Alderman.
Series Title: Re-materialising cultural geography.
Responsibility: edited by Lawrence D. Berg and Jani Vuolteenaho.

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