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Author Grumet, Robert Steven
Title Manhattan to Minisink : American Indian place names in greater New York and vicinity / Robert S. Grumet
Imprint Norman : University of Oklahoma Press, c2013
book jacket
 Fu Ssu-Nien WTN LANG BK  F117 G887 2013    AVAILABLE    30530001192400
Descript xxxv, 259 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note Munsee and Northern Unami Etymologies by Raymond Whritenour
Includes bibliographical references
Introduction. Munsees, Lenapes, Delawares, and greater New York -- Etymology and American Indian place names -- The influence of European colonists on place names -- What are Indian place names doing on modern regional maps? -- Problems of translation and identification -- Structure and organization -- Part 1. Colonial-era Indian place names -- Part 2. Imports, inventions, invocations, and imposters
Subject Names, Geographical -- New York (State)
New York (State) -- History, Local
Cities and towns -- New York (State)
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