Alternate names of placesAlternate names of places a worldwide dictionary
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., c2009.
ISBN: 078643712X ISBN13: 9780786437122 DDC: 910.3 LCC: G105 Edition: (softcover : alk. pbk)
Summary:"This type of geographical dictionary lists past and present
alternate names of more than 7,000 places. It focuses on placenames
with official or semiofficial status rather than nicknames or
colloquial abbreviations. It comments on names and their origins
where appropriate. Appendices focus on placenames in non-English
languages and on places which have been renamed in fictional
works"--Provided by publisher.
Notes:Title from e-book title screen (viewed November 22, 2009)
Includes bibliographical references (p. 255-257)
Cover -- Contents -- Introduction -- The Placenames -- Appendix I --
Appendix II -- Select Bibliography.
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LCC Number: G105
Book Details:Language: eng
Physical Description: 1 online resource (v, 257 p.)
Edition Info: (softcover : alk. pbk)
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