The Concise Dictionary of World Place Names

The Concise Dictionary of World Place Names

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Place-names are continually changing, especially during periods of political upheaval. This brand new dictionary gives the history, meanings, and origin of an enormous range of country, region, island, city, and town names from across the world, with details of former names as well as the namein the local language. It also includes key historical facts associated with many place names. Containing 10,000 entries, this is a unique and fascinating guide for geographers, travellers, and all with an interest in current world affairs.
Publisher: Oxford University Press,� Oxford : 2006
ISBN: 9780198605379
Branch Call Number: REF 910.3 EVER
Characteristics: xii, 595 p. ; 20 cm


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