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Author Nash, Joshua.

Title Insular toponymies : place-naming on Norfolk Island, South Pacific and Dudley Peninsula, Kangaroo Island / by Joshua Nash.

Publication Info. Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : The John Benjamins Publishing Company, [2013]

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Description 1 online resource.
Series Culture and language use : studies in anthropological linguistics ; volume 9
Culture and language use ; v. 9.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Insular Toponymies; Editorial page; Title page; LCC page; Dedication page; Table of contents; Insular Toponymies; 1.1 Bev McCoy; 1.2 Toponymy; 1.3 The Focus; 1.4 Pristine place-naming; 1.5 The Study; 1.6 Norfolk Island, South Pacific; 1.7 Dudley Peninsula, Kangaroo Island; The Context; 2.1 Epistemology; 2.2 Norfolk Island: History, people, environment, and language; 2.3 Nepean Island; 2.4 Phillip Island; 2.5 Norfolk Island; 2.6 Pitcairn and Norfolk; 2.7 Pitkern and Norf'k; 2.8 What sort of language is Norf'k?; 2.9 Toponymy and ecolinguistics; 2.10 Toponymic theory; 2.11 Island toponymy.
2.12 Dudley Peninsula: History, people, environment, and language2.13 Pristine toponymy on Dudley Peninsula; Doing ecolinguistic fieldwork on islands; 3.1 Ecolinguistics; 3.2 Fieldwork; 3.3 What has affected toponymy on Norfolk Island?; 3.4 Methods; 3.5 Data division and taxonomy; 3.6 Naming classifications; 3.7 Techniques; Linguistic aspects of Norfolk Island toponymy; 4.1 Toponym statistics; 4.2 Nepean Island; 4.3 Phillip Island; 4.4 First and Second Settlement names; 4.5 Melanesian Mission; 4.6 Ar and dar in Norf'k toponyms; 4.7 Fer in Norf'k toponyms and the influence of St Kitts Creole.
4.8 House names4.9 Microtoponymic case study 1: Cascade Road roof names; 4.10 Cultural patterns of Cascade Road roof names; 4.11 Road names; 4.12 Fishing ground names; 4.13 Tagmemic analysis of Norf'k toponyms; 4.14 Spatial orientation in Norfolk/Norf'k toponyms; 4.15 Lexicalised prepositions in Norf'k toponyms; 4.16 Comparative analysis of official and unofficial Norfolk toponyms; Cultural aspects of Norfolk Island toponymy; 5.1 Gods country; 5.2 Fata Fata; 5.3 Lizzies; 5.4 Monty; 5.5 Gootys; Linguistic aspects of Dudley Peninsula toponymy; 6.1 Nils Swanson; 6.2 Toponym statistics.
6.3 Topographical names6.4 Microtoponymic case study 2: Vernon; 6.5 Fishing ground names; Cultural aspects of Dudley Peninsula toponymy; 7.1 Dudley Peninsula corner names; 7.2 Between the Tits; 7.3 Toponyms associated with Tiger Simpson; 7.4 Reflection; Toponymic ethnography; 8.1 Discussion and implications; 8.2 Insular Toponymies, toponymic ethnographies; 8.3 Leaving; References; APPENDIX A. Norfolk Island Data; APPENDIX B. Dudley Peninsula Data; Index.
Summary How do people name places on islands? Is toponymy in small island communities affected by degrees of connection to larger neighbours such as a mainland? Are island (contact) languages and mainland languages different in how they are used in naming places? How can we conceptualise the human-human interface in the fieldwork situation when collecting placenames on islands? This book offers answers relevant to toponymists, linguists, island studies scholars, and anthropologists. It focuses on two island environments within Australia - Norfolk Island, South Pacific and Dudley Peninsula, Kangaroo Is.
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Subject Names, Geographical -- Norfolk Island.
Names, Geographical -- Australia -- Kangaroo Island (S. Aust.)
Norfolk Island -- Name.
Kangaroo Island (S. Aust.) -- Name.
Norfolk Island -- Geography.
Kangaroo Island (S.A.) -- Geography.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Nash, Joshua. Insular toponymies. Philadelphia : John Benjamins Pub. Company, [2013] 9789027202925 (DLC) 2013010418
ISBN 9789027271877 (e-book)
9027271879 (e-book)
9789027202925 (hb ; alk. paper)