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The Means Of Naming By Stephen Wilson

The Means Of Naming

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Names are never given accidentally; they are chosen and bestowed according to rules that reflect fundamental features of the society and culture concerned. This is a study of the nature and history of naming practices in Western Europe.
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The Means Of Naming: A Social History by Stephen Wilson

First published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

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Table of Contents


Part 1 Ancient Rome: the name system - individual and family; name and status; Roman expansion; late Roman names. Part 2 The Middle Ages: Germanic names; the Franks; the Anglo-Saxons; Christian names; second names 1; second names 2. Part 3 Modern times: first names 1500-1900 1; first names 1500-1900 2; family names, title and nicknames; Europe in the 20th century.

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GOR005988023
The Means Of Naming: A Social History by Stephen Wilson
Stephen Wilson
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Taylor & Francis Ltd
1998-09-11
420
1857282450
9781857282450
N/A
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