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Insular Toponymies - a book by Nash, Joshua

Insular Toponymies

Place-Naming on Norfolk Island, South Pacific and Dudley Peninsula, Kangaroo Island

Insular Toponymies( )
Author: Nash, Joshua
Series title:Culture and Language Use Ser.
Publication Date:Aug 2013
Publisher:John Benjamins Publishing Company
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $149.00
Book Description:

How do people name places on islands? Is toponymy in small island communities affected by degrees of connection to larger neighbours such as a mainland? Are island (contact) languages and mainland languages different in how they are used in naming places? How can we conceptualise the human-human interface in the fieldwork situation when collecting placenames on islands? This book offers answers relevant to toponymists, linguists, island studies scholars, and anthropologists. It focuses...
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Detailed Subjects: Language Arts & Disciplines / Linguistics / Etymology
Book Weight:1.595 Pounds

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