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Title:
From Squaw Tit to Whorehouse Meadow : how maps name, claim, and inflame
Author:
Monmonier, Mark S.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2006.
Physical Description:
xiv, 215 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
Naming and mapping -- The quest for a national gazetteer -- Purging pejoratives -- Body parts and risqué toponyms -- Going native -- Your toponym or mine? -- Erasures -- Inscriptions -- Epilogue : naming rites.
ISBN:
9780226534657
Format :
Book