RECOGNITION, REGULATION, REVITALISATION, place names and indigenous languages, proceedings of the 5th International Symposium on Place Names 2019, jointly organised by the Joint IGU/ICS Commission on Toponymy and the UFS

: Loth (C-R.) ed.

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248pp., illus., maps, paperback, Bloemfontein, 2020


A selection of double-blind peer-reviewed papers from the 5th International Symposium on Place Names, Clarens, South Africa, 18-20 September 2019.

Contributions include:

"Bushman Influence on Early Cape Place Names" by Peter E. Raper

"Reflections on Place Names in Indigenous Languages" by Sibusiso Ntuli

"Indigenous Place Names in VOC Cape Documents" by Helena Liebenberg

"Place Names and Epidemics: A case study in handling collective fear" by Reet Hiiemäe

"Looking for The Middle of Nowhere: nicknames denoting imaginary remote locations and alluding to really existing ones" by Riemer Reinsma

"A Gendered Analysis of the European Place-naming System in Salisbury, Rhodesia, c.1890-1980" by Zvinashe Mamvura.