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Title: Toponimia de España [Toponymy of Spain. Current Status and Research Perspectives]
Subtitle: Estado actual y perspectivas de la investigación
Edited By: María Dolores Gordón Peral
Series Title: Patronymica Romanica (PatRom) / Actes - Monographies - Sources onomastiques 24

Written by renowned experts in the field, this book provides a systematic
survey of the current research situation and the need for further research
on the place names of the different regions of Spain. The bilingual
autonomous regions Galicia, Asturias, the Basque Country and Navarra,
Catalonia, Valencia and the Balearic Islands are equally covered in the
book, making it an indispensable reference not only for scholars of the
Romance languages and of Basque but also for specialists in other
disciplines such as cartographers, geographers, historians, archeologists, etc.

Publication Year: 2010
Publisher: De Gruyter Mouton
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Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics
Language History
Subject Language(s): Spanish
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Format: Electronic
ISBN-13: 9783110233490
Pages: 344
Prices: Europe EURO 149.95
Format: Hardback
ISBN-13: 9783110233483
Pages: 344
Prices: Europe EURO 149.95