Books con argomento Gazetteers
The Dictionary of City Names in American Slang
edizioni Peter Lang Pub Inc collana Peter Lang Pub Inc (Hardcover) , 2011
Merriam-Webster's Geographical Dictionary
edizioni Merriam Webster collana Merriam Webster (Hardcover) , 1997
An alphabetical reference with some 48,000 entries on countries, cities, states, buildings and large constructions, and natural landforms and bodies of water. Most entries contain information on population, size, and location, as well as brief economic and historical notes. Includes detailed b&w maps, some full page,...
The Columbia Gazetteer of the World
Cohen Saul B. (EDT)
edizioni Columbia Univ Pr collana (Hardcover)
A geographical encyclopedia of world place names contains alphabetized entries with detailed statistics on location, name pronunciation, topography, history, and economic and cultural points of interest.
Alternate Names of Places
edizioni McFarland & Co Inc Pub collana (Paperback)
UK-based Room is a specialist in place names and their origins, and the author of some 50 reference books on words and names. His latest text contains current and historical alternate names for some 7,000 places around the world; the listings include only the name variations of official or semiofficial status, not...
Encyclopedia of Historic Places
Lemberg David S.
edizioni Facts on File collana (Hardcover)
The three-volume Encyclopedia of Historic Places, Revised Edition identifies and provides fascinating background information on cities, towns, districts, territories, and nations around the world. With more than 9,000 A-to-Z entries and a full-color insert in each volume, this revised set is much more comprehensive...