The Resource America--naming the country and its people, Allen Walker Read ; with editorial assistance from Leonard R.N. Ashley

America--naming the country and its people, Allen Walker Read ; with editorial assistance from Leonard R.N. Ashley

Label
America--naming the country and its people
Title
America--naming the country and its people
Statement of responsibility
Allen Walker Read ; with editorial assistance from Leonard R.N. Ashley
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Action
committed to retain for EAST
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Read, Allen Walker
Index
index present
LC call number
E155
LC item number
.R43 2001
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Names, Geographical
  • English language
  • Noms géographiques
  • Anglais (Langue)
  • Bewohnername
  • Geographischer Name
  • Etymologie
  • English language
  • Names
  • Names, Geographical
  • America
  • United States
  • United States
  • Amérique
  • États-Unis
  • États-Unis
  • USA
  • Indianersprachen
  • America
  • United States
Label
America--naming the country and its people, Allen Walker Read ; with editorial assistance from Leonard R.N. Ashley
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Collection of previously unpublished papers delivered by Read at various onomastic conferences
Bibliography note
  • "Some onomastic works by Allen Walker Read": p. 251-258
  • Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Rival Etymologies of Yankee
  • The Boundaries of Yankee-land
  • How the British Use Yankee
  • The Naming of the Confederacy
  • On Being New Yorkish: Some Semantic Developments in the Derivatives of New York
  • Gothamites, East Villagers, Morningsiders, and Big Applians
  • What Long Islanders Call Themselves
  • Terminology of Derivatives from Place Names with A Synopsis of New York State Derivatives
  • Critical Evaluations by Travelers of The Place Names of New York State
  • Multicultural Sources of Connecticut Place Names
  • Foreword
  • Patterns of Transcription Behind The Variant Spellings of Indian Place Names in Early Connecticut
  • Problematical Pronunciations among Connecticut Place Names
  • Official Decisions Involving New Jersey Place Names
  • Who Were the Aberginians?
  • Mainiacs, Michiganders, Nebraskals, Arkansawyers
  • An Update on Arkansawyer, Michigander, Iowegian and Similar Terms
  • Variations in The Pronunciation of The Name Niagara
  • Place-naming as a Dynamic Process
  • The Recognition of Patterning in American Place-Naming
  • Some Onomastic Works by Allen Walker Read
  • Frederic Cassidy
  • The Claims for a Native Source of the Name America
  • What Area Does the Name America Refer To?
  • Ups and Downs in the Application of the Name America
  • "The States": the Range of its Popularity as a National Designation
  • Derivative Forms from the Name United States
  • How the Early Usage of Continental and the Continent Forms a Background for Present-day American and America
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
ix, 267 p.
Isbn
9780773473911
Lccn
2001030994
System control number
  • (OCoLC)46822351
  • (OCoLC)ocm46822351
Label
America--naming the country and its people, Allen Walker Read ; with editorial assistance from Leonard R.N. Ashley
Publication
Note
Collection of previously unpublished papers delivered by Read at various onomastic conferences
Bibliography note
  • "Some onomastic works by Allen Walker Read": p. 251-258
  • Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Rival Etymologies of Yankee
  • The Boundaries of Yankee-land
  • How the British Use Yankee
  • The Naming of the Confederacy
  • On Being New Yorkish: Some Semantic Developments in the Derivatives of New York
  • Gothamites, East Villagers, Morningsiders, and Big Applians
  • What Long Islanders Call Themselves
  • Terminology of Derivatives from Place Names with A Synopsis of New York State Derivatives
  • Critical Evaluations by Travelers of The Place Names of New York State
  • Multicultural Sources of Connecticut Place Names
  • Foreword
  • Patterns of Transcription Behind The Variant Spellings of Indian Place Names in Early Connecticut
  • Problematical Pronunciations among Connecticut Place Names
  • Official Decisions Involving New Jersey Place Names
  • Who Were the Aberginians?
  • Mainiacs, Michiganders, Nebraskals, Arkansawyers
  • An Update on Arkansawyer, Michigander, Iowegian and Similar Terms
  • Variations in The Pronunciation of The Name Niagara
  • Place-naming as a Dynamic Process
  • The Recognition of Patterning in American Place-Naming
  • Some Onomastic Works by Allen Walker Read
  • Frederic Cassidy
  • The Claims for a Native Source of the Name America
  • What Area Does the Name America Refer To?
  • Ups and Downs in the Application of the Name America
  • "The States": the Range of its Popularity as a National Designation
  • Derivative Forms from the Name United States
  • How the Early Usage of Continental and the Continent Forms a Background for Present-day American and America
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
ix, 267 p.
Isbn
9780773473911
Lccn
2001030994
System control number
  • (OCoLC)46822351
  • (OCoLC)ocm46822351

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