Naming Canada

Naming Canada

Stories About Place Names From Canadian Geographic

Book - 1994
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Revised to incorporate reader information and response, 61 articles of a few pages each explore such aspects of toponymy as the name Canada itself, pronouncing names like a local, heavenly places, war commemorations, native names, the borderless land of Acadia, Spanish and Portuguese names, and the trail of names left by the Mackenzie expeditions. The column was published in Canadian Geographic from December 1983/January 1984 to November/December 1993. No bibliography. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
Publisher: Toronto : University of Toronto Press, 1994.
ISBN: 9780802005694
Branch Call Number: 917. 1 RAY
Characteristics: xi, 271 p. ; 22 cm.


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