ISBN-10:
0520266196
ISBN-13:
9780520266193
Pub. Date:
02/10/2010
Publisher:
University of California Press
California Place Names, 40th Anniversary Edition: The Origin and Etymology of Current Geographical Names / Edition 1

California Place Names, 40th Anniversary Edition: The Origin and Etymology of Current Geographical Names / Edition 1

by Erwin G. Gudde, William Bright

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Overview

This anniversary edition concentrates on the origins of the names currently used for the cities, towns, settlements, mountains, and streams of California, with engrossing accounts of the history of their usage. The dictionary includes a glossary and a bibliography.

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ISBN-13: 9780520266193
Publisher: University of California Press
Publication date: 02/10/2010
Edition description: First Edition
Pages: 496
Sales rank: 638,912
Product dimensions: 6.84(w) x 9.90(h) x 1.05(d)

About the Author

Erwin G. Gudde (1889-1969) was Professor Emeritus of German at the University of California, Berkeley. William Bright (1928-2006) was Emeritus Professor of linguistics and anthropology at the University of California, Los Angeles.

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"A fun companion for trips to other parts of the state. . . . An impressive amount of California history in this volume."—Bay Nature

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