Join our mailing list!
(Your shopping cart is empty)
Diane Publishing Books
Labels for Locals: What to Call People from Abilene to Zimbabwe
Paul Dickson (au). Travel the world of names & discover the fascinating lore & history behind the terms used for people form selected locales, regions, & countries. Take a light-hearted look at unusual geographical monikers, or take a more serious look at how to use names accurately when you travel. This delightful book is organized as a simple dictionary. Most entries are for the name of a place. Generally this kind of entry is followed by its demonym. Thus, a resident of Dallas is called a Dallasite. A few large essay-style entries merit special mention here as detailed case studies that explore the dynamics of geographic nouns of person & geographic adjectives. Illustrated.
Kilims: Decorating with Tribal Rugs
Just Horses: Living with Horses in America
Politician Goes to War: The Civil War Letters of John White Geary
Secret Agenda: One Manís Fight Against High-Tech Terrorists & Their Biological & Nuclear Weapons of Mass Destruction
Share your knowledge of this product with other customers...
Be the first to write a review
Diane Publishing Co
PO Box 617
Darby, PA 19023-0617
Become an Affiliate
Send Us Feedback
Copyright ï¿½ 2004 Diane Publishing Company. All Rights Reserved.