By Guy Puzey,Laura Kostanski
This booklet explores foreign developments in naming and contributes to the becoming box of onomastic enquiry. Naming practices are seen right here via a serious lens, demonstrating a excessive point of political and social engagement when it comes to how we identify humans and areas. The participants to this ebook learn why names aren't simply symbols of someone or position, but in addition manifestations of cultural, linguistic and social history of their personal correct. proposing analyses of geographically and culturally various views and case reviews, the booklet investigates how names can signify deeper different types of identification, act as items of attachment and dependence, and replicate group mores and social customs whereas functioning as robust mechanisms of inclusion and exclusion. The booklet could be of curiosity to researchers in onomastics, sociology, human geography, linguistics and history.
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Names and Naming: People, Places, Perceptions and Power (Multilingual Matters) by Guy Puzey,Laura Kostanski