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Names on the Land
A Historical Account of Place-Naming in the United States
Written by George R. Stewart
Introduction by Matt Weiland

Format: Trade Paperback, 432 pages
Publisher: NYRB Classics
On Sale: July 1, 2008
Price: $19.95

This beloved classic about place-naming in the United States was written during World War II in a conscious effort to pay tribute to the heritage of the nation’s peoples. George R. Stewart’s love of the surprising story, and his focus not just on language but on how people interact with their... Read more >
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