Vol. 69 No. 3 (2021)
Book Review

Naming, Identity, and Tourism

I. M. Nick
American Name Society

Published 2021-08-16


  • onomastics,
  • toponymy,
  • placenames,
  • tourism,
  • identity


Naming, Identity, and Tourism. Edited by Luisa Caiazzo, Richard Coates, and Maoz Azaryahu. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing. 2020. Pp. vii + 233. £61.99. ISBN 13: 978-1-5275-4286-0.


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