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Eponymy, Encounters, and Local Knowledge in Russian Place Naming in the Pacific Islands, 1804-1830

Douglas, Bronwen; Govor, Elena

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This history of Russian place naming in the Pacific Islands from 1804 to 1830 systematically juxtaposes, correlates, and compares toponyms inscribed in varied genres of Russian texts: map, atlas, journal, narrative, and hydrographic treatise. Its empirical core comprises place names bestowed or recorded by naval officers and naturalists in eastern and northern Pacific archipelagoes during expeditions led by the Baltic German circumnavigators Krusenstern (1803–6), Kotzebue (1815–18),...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2019
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/176991
Source: The Historical Journal
DOI: 10.1017/S0018246X19000013
Access Rights: Open Access

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