Häftad bok Oxford University Press. Reprint uppl. 2004. 276 sidor.
Nyskick. Oxford Dictionary of London Place Names A. D. Mills Observera att denna bok är på engelska. Please note that this book is in English. The book is a softcover which is new, unread and in perfect condition. Published by Oxford University Press in 2004. Reprint. ISBN 0198609574 Have you ever wondered where the unusual names of Elephant and Castle, Grim's Ditch, Soho, and World's End come from? Find out the linguistic and historical origins of these place-names and discover their significance in recording English cultural heritage. From Abbey Road to Canary Wharf and Piccadilly to Whipps Cross, this authoritative and absorbing dictionary covers the meanings behind over 1,700 names of places, streets, stations, and areas of London. The book comprises two main parts: a fascinating introduction, discussing the chronology and structure of London place-names following the development of the city from pre-Celtic times to the present day; and an A-Z of the place-names themselves, giving their date of first record, origins, and associations. It also features nine maps of London, a useful glossary of the elements in London place-names, a select bibliography, and recommended web links. Format ca: 20x13x2 cm 276 pages.