Vol. 72 No. 2 (2024): NAMES: A Journal of Onomastics
Book Review

Book Review: The Nameplate

Mary Ann Walter
American Name Society

Published 2024-06-06


The Nameplate: Jewelry, Culture and Identity. By Marcel Rosa-Salas and Isabel Attyah Flower. New York: Clarkson Potter. 2023. Pp. 256 (Hardback). $30.00. ISBN 13: 9780593235294.


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  2. Noble, Safiya U. 2018. Algorithms of Oppression: How Search Engines Reinforce Racism. New York: New York University Press.
  3. Rosa-Salas, Marcel, and Isabel Attyah Flower (@documentingthenameplate). Instagram. Accessed 17 January 2024. https://www.instagram.com/documentingthenameplate/.
  4. Stanton, Brandon. 2013. Humans of New York. New York: St. Martin’s Press.
  5. Trevor-Roper, Hugh. 1965. The Rise of Christian Europe. London: Thames and Hudson.