A Book About Names

A Book About Names

In Which Custom, Tradition, Law, Myth, History, Folklore, Foolery, Legend, Fashion, Nonsense, Symbol, Taboo Help Explain How We Got Our Names and What They Mean

Book - 1984
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Baker & Taylor
A look at names, their origins, and meanings draws on the diverse traditions, fashions, taboos, and fooleries that influence the names we are given and explains how a name affects our view of ourselves and others

Baker
& Taylor

Offers tidbits from history, folklore, tradition, and other sources that help explain how people got their names and what they mean.

Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Crowell, c1984
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780690043815
0690043813
Characteristics: 128 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
Additional Contributors: Richter, Mischa 1910-2001

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