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The Resource Names on the land : a historical account of place-naming in the United States, by George R. Stewart ; introduction by Matt Weiland

Names on the land : a historical account of place-naming in the United States, by George R. Stewart ; introduction by Matt Weiland

Label
Names on the land : a historical account of place-naming in the United States
Title
Names on the land
Title remainder
a historical account of place-naming in the United States
Statement of responsibility
by George R. Stewart ; introduction by Matt Weiland
Creator
Contributor
Writer of introduction
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"[This book] is a fascinating 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"--Back cover
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1895-1980
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Stewart, George R.
Dewey number
917.3
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
E155
LC item number
.S8 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Weiland, Matt
Series statement
New York Review Books classics
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Names, Geographical
  • United States
Label
Names on the land : a historical account of place-naming in the United States, by George R. Stewart ; introduction by Matt Weiland
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published: New York : Random House, 1945
Bar code
31223131069909
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 442-482) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
xx, 511 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781590172735
Lccn
2007052747
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)176952635
Label
Names on the land : a historical account of place-naming in the United States, by George R. Stewart ; introduction by Matt Weiland
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published: New York : Random House, 1945
Bar code
31223131069909
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 442-482) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
xx, 511 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781590172735
Lccn
2007052747
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)176952635

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