Proclaiming place: Towards a geography of place name pronunciation

@article{Kearns2002ProclaimingPT,
  title={Proclaiming place: Towards a geography of place name pronunciation},
  author={Robins Kearns and Lawrence D. Berg},
  journal={Social & Cultural Geography},
  year={2002},
  volume={3},
  pages={283 - 302}
}
This paper provides a critical review of recent geographical scholarship on place naming and contends that aural aspects of naming have yet to be fully worked into the research agenda. To begin to address this gap in the literature, we consider pronunciation to be an important element of the cultural politics of place naming within post-colonial societies. In asserting links between speaking and naming we are contributing to recent scholarship in cultural geography that has moved beyond the… Expand
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