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Names on the Land

A Historical Account of Place-Naming in the United States

by George Rippey Stewart

  • 167 Want to read
  • 30 Currently reading

Published by Lexikos .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States - General,
  • History, Local,
  • Geographic Names,
  • History - U.S.,
  • Names, Geographical,
  • United States

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages526
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8417010M
    ISBN 10093853002X
    ISBN 109780938530022

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