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Author Monmonier, Mark S.

Title From Squaw Tit to Whorehouse Meadow : how maps name, claim, and inflame / Mark Monmonier.

Imprint Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2006.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  910.014 M752f 2006    ---  Available
Description xiv, 215 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [179]-199).
Contents Naming and mapping -- The quest for a national gazetteer -- Purging pejoratives -- Body parts and risque toponyms -- Going native -- Your toponym or mine? -- Erasures -- Inscriptions -- Epilogue : naming rites.
Subject Names, Geographical -- United States -- Etymology.
Names, Geographical -- Etymology.
English language -- Etymology -- Names.
English language -- Obscene words.
Obscene words.
ISBN 0226534650 (alk. paper)
9780226534657 (alk. paper)
Standard No. NLGGC 277806844
IG# 0226534650
YDXCP 2373094
NZ1 9545405

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