Vol. 72 No. 1 (2024): NAMES: A Journal of Onomastics
Book Review

Book Review: Place Names

Daniel Duncan
Newcastle University

Published 2024-03-12


  • place names,
  • toponymy,
  • toponomastics


Place Names: Approaches and Perspectives in Toponymy and Toponomastics. By Francesco Perono Cacciafo and Francesco Cavallaro. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 2023. Pp. 298. (Paperback) $34.99. ISBN 13: 978-1-108-74824-7.


  1. Berg, Lawrence D. and Jani Vuolteenaho, eds. 2009. Critical Toponymies: The Contested Politics of Place Naming. New York: Routledge.
  2. Blair, David, and Jan Tent. 2021. “A Revised Typology of Place-Naming”. Names: A Journal of Onomastics 69, no. 4: 31–47.
  3. Johnstone, Barbara. 2004. “Place, Globalization, and Linguistic Variation”. Sociolinguistic Variation: Critical Reflections. Edited by Ronald K.S. Macaulay and Carmen Fought. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 65–83.
  4. Lindsay, Hannah. 2023. “Vikings in North East England: A Re-Assessment of the Place-Name Evidence”. Doctoral dissertation, Newcastle-upon-Tyne: Newcastle University.