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Names on the land

a historical account of place-naming in the United States.

Rev. and enl. ed.
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This edition was published in by Houghton Mifflin in Boston.

Written in English

511 pages

George R. Stewart’s classic study of place-naming in the United States was written during World War II as a tribute to the varied heritage of the nation’s peoples. More than half a century later, Names on the Land remains the authoritative source on its subject, while Stewart’s intimate knowledge of America and love of anecdote make his book a unique and delightful window on American history and social life.

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Cover of: Names on the land
Names on the land: a historical account of place-naming in the United States
2008, New York Review Books
in English
Cover of: Names on the land
Names on the land: a historical account of place-naming in the United States
June 17, 2008, NYRB Classics
Paperback in English
Cover of: Names on the Land
Names on the Land: A Historical Account of Place-Naming in the United States
January 1983, Lexikos
Paperback in English - 4th edition
Cover of: Names on the land
Names on the land: a historical account of placenaming in the United States
1982, Lexikos
in English - 4th ed.
Cover of: Names on the land
Cover of: Names on the land
Cover of: Names on the land
Names on the land: a historical account of place-naming in the United States.
1958, Houghton Mifflin
in English - Rev. and enl. ed.
Cover of: Names on the land
Names on the land: a historical account of place-naming in the United States.
1958, Houghton Mifflin
in English - Rev. and enl. ed.
Cover of: Names on the land
Cover of: Names on the land
Names on the land
1945, Random House
in English

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Names on the land

a historical account of place-naming in the United States

First published in 1945



Work Description

George R. Stewart’s classic study of place-naming in the United States was written during World War II as a tribute to the varied heritage of the nation’s peoples. More than half a century later, Names on the Land remains the authoritative source on its subject, while Stewart’s intimate knowledge of America and love of anecdote make his book a unique and delightful window on American history and social life.

Names on the land

a historical account of place-naming in the United States.

Rev. and enl. ed.

This edition was published in by Houghton Mifflin in Boston.


Edition Notes

Includes bibliography.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
917.3 929.4
Library of Congress
E155 .S8 1958

The Physical Object

Pagination
511 p.
Number of pages
511

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL6224784M
Internet Archive
namesonlandhisto0000stew
LC Control Number
57010780
OCLC/WorldCat
1283464
Library Thing
549562

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