Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://hdl.handle.net/1959.11/21985
Title: Thematic Section: Island Toponymies: Do island toponymies exist? (Guest Editorial Introduction)
Contributor(s): Nash, Joshua  (author)orcid 
Publication Date: 2016
Open Access: Yes
Handle Link: https://hdl.handle.net/1959.11/21985
Open Access Link: https://www.islandstudies.ca/sites/islandstudies.ca/files/ISJ-11-2-Nash-Editorial_0.pdfOpen Access Link
Abstract: Explicit consideration of the concept of island toponymy is scant. Following a summary of recent island toponymic experiences on Pitcairn Island, this introduction reviews how the seven papers in this thematic section of ISJ offer methodological and theoretical groundwork towards establishing island toponymy as a subfield of research in its own right both within island studies and toponymy more generally. The creative aspects and eclectic nature of investigating island toponymies is proposed as a possible means of further enquiry.
Publication Type: Journal Article
Source of Publication: Island Studies Journal, 11(2), p. 339-342
Publisher: Institute of Island Studies, University of Prince Edward Island
Place of Publication: Canada
ISSN: 1715-2593
Field of Research (FOR): 200406 Language in Time and Space (incl. Historical Linguistics, Dialectology)
160403 Social and Cultural Geography
200408 Linguistic Structures (incl. Grammar, Phonology, Lexicon, Semantics)
Socio-Economic Outcome Codes: 950201 Communication Across Languages and Culture
970120 Expanding Knowledge in Language, Communication and Culture
Peer Reviewed: Yes
HERDC Category Description: C1 Refereed Article in a Scholarly Journal
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