The Concise Dictionary of World Place-names

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Oxford University Press, 2014 - 595 стор.
"This dictionary explores the history, meanings, and origin of place names around the world. It covers countries, regions, islands, cities, and towns, giving the name in the local language, as well as key historical facts associated with many place names. In addition to the entries themselves, the dictionary includes a glossary of foreign word elements which appear in place names and their meanings, and a list of personalities and leaders from all over the world who have influenced the naming of places."--Provided by publisher.

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John Everett-Heath is a former military diplomat (Belgrade) and was a civil servant for thirteen years, during which he was concerned with Russia, Central Asia, and the Caucasus. He is also a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society. His most recent publication is Place Names of the World: Europe.

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