inscription
PORTAIL D'INFORMATION GÉOGRAPHIQUE

Résultats de la recherche (513 résultats)

Affinez votre recherche

Par Collection Par Auteur Par Date Par Sujet Par Titre
  • What's in a name ? Linguistics, geography, and toponyms
  • Linguistics ; New Orleans ; Place ; Place names ; Semiology ; United States of America
  • The AA. bestow that names based on how they sound or on what they may already have come to represent. Names are not arbitrary. In turn, toponyms are special names, and as example the AA. discuss a specific one New Orleans. Far from an arbitrary
  • pairing of form and meaning, this toponym reveals that names reflect the experience of the people who use them.
  • Identify of place, places of identities : change of place names in post-apartheid South Africa
  • Identity ; Place ; Place names ; South Africa ; Territorial restructuring
  • Various types of transformations of toponyms coexist in South Africa at every scale. Place names contribute to forging the identity of different places, at different scale. The changes of place names is a pertinent tool to analyse territorial
  • restructuring in post-apartheid South Africa. If toponyms reflect the identity of a place, their changes are indicative of multiple identities contained in one place or territory. - (AJC)
  • Geographic names in geography
  • Place-names as objects of study. - (DWG)
  • Illinois ; Place ; Place names ; Regionalization ; United States of America
  • Place naming in early America was a form of vernacular expression. The Land of Lincoln, based on Lincoln place and business names is in central Illinois, and trends toward the southeast where the Lincoln family entered the state. While the Lincoln
  • names were at first honorific, today they are mainly commercial. Lincoln names along the Lincoln Heritage Trail, in Illinois, Indiana, and Kentucky, are also discussed. - (SLD)
  • Naming as norming: race, gender, and the identity politics of naming places in Aotearoa/New Zealand
  • Cultural studies ; Ethnic community ; New Zealand ; Place ; Place names ; Semiotics of space ; Social group ; Territorial identity
  • Place-names are part of the social construction of space and the symbolic construction of meanings about place. The names applied to places in Aotearoa assist in the construction of the symbolic and material orders that legitimate the dominance
  • of a hegemonic Pakeha masculinism. The contestation of place-names in Otago/Murihicu is examined. The AA. present a discursive analysis of submissions made to New Zealand Geographic Board in 1989-90 concerning a proposed reinstatement of Maori names in the area.
  • The English place-names of the Galapagos
  • The politics of Iranian place-names
  • Place names ; Slovenia ; Terminology ; Territory
  • All of the geographical names used around the world are divided into endonyms and exonyms. Slovenian endonyms are Slovenian geographical names used within Slovenian ethnic territory and Slovenian exonyms are Slovenian geographical names used in all
  • other territories if they differ from the endonyms in these territories. Slovenian names of other countries are also exonyms if they differ from the original names. Formally, the issue of writing the names of countries in Slovenian is regulated
  • by the Slovenian standard SIST ISO 3166-1, titled Country codes. This article presents the procedure for standardizing country names for the revised Slovenian standard and related issues. - (IKR)
  • Geographies of toponymic inscription : new directions in critical place-name studies
  • Governmentality ; Place names ; Research ; Semiology ; Social justice
  • The AA. provide a selective genealogy of the critical turn in place-name studies and consider three approaches to analyzing spatial inscription as a toponymic practice : political semiotics, governmentality studies, and normative theories of social
  • Place names : making the basics of geography fun to learn
  • Description of a course designed specifically to teaching physical and cultural place names. - (DWG)
  • Using mnemonics to learn place geography
  • Pedagogy ; Place ; Place names ; Primary education ; Teaching of geography ; United States of America
  • Assessment of the pedagogical effectiveness for elementary schools of several instructional strategies featuring keyword mnemonics and devices to enhance attention in learning place names and their locations. - (DWG)
  • Faeroe Islands ; Island ; Place names ; Social geography ; Territorial identity
  • legally changed their Danish surnames to Faeroese names derived from places. - (DWG)
  • Human survival on the Faeroe Islands has required an intimate knowledge of the landscape. This has influenced islanders to attach personal identities to their local environs. People take on geographic names as their own name. Some people even
  • Concept ; Place names ; Slovenia ; Terminology
  • of several countries), there are also problems in ethnically mixed areas. These are examined in greater detail in the case of place names in Slovenia and neighboring countries. - (L'A.).
  • This article discusses the delicate relationships when demarcating the concepts of endonym and exonym. In addition to problems connected with the study of transnational names (i.e., names of geographical features extending across the territory
  • Cartographic technique ; Cartography ; Communication ; Data base ; Place names
  • The paper is an attempt to bring the topic of geographical names in cartographic discussion. Cartographic products are visual means of communication. Geospatial orientation is usually achieved by using geographical names. The article deals
  • with geographical names, toponymic databases, toponyms, endonyms and exonyms. - (IfL)
  • Mapping names of American businesses: a teaching and software aid
  • Cartographical display ; Place ; Regionalization ; Teaching of geography ; United States of America
  • Two software tools Phone Disc Business 9J and Business MAP LTFC, can be used to quickly map the names of America's businesses. Mapping them can provide students with insight into how populations see and define themselves regionally; they also show
  • map distributions of names with Piedmont, and Sunbelt in them. - (DWG)
  • Place-name changes 1900-1991
  • Documentation ; Place names ; Register ; World
  • Using Place Names for Mapping the Distribution of Vanishing Historical Landscape Features: The Agras Field System in Northwest Spain
  • Field systems ; Galicia ; Land use ; Landscape dynamics ; Place names ; Rural landscape ; Spain ; Spatial distribution ; Thematic mapping ; cultural landscapes ; geographic information systems, Galicia ; place names ; spatio-temporal distribution
  • This paper explores the potential for using place names for the identification of historical landscape features characteristic of the agras field system in Northwest Spain. We first evaluated statistically the significance of a set of targeted place
  • names as predictors of agras presence. We then analysed the spatio-temporal distribution of agras using place names from historical records and rural cadastre cartography. Results indicated that there was a significant correspondence between selected
  • the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. Our findings suggest that identification of historical landscape features by means of place names could be of interest for further landscape research, with application in landscape inventory, monitoring and landscape
  • terms and agras spatial distribution. Field names showed a strong inertia in time, remaining despite recent land use changes but also in a long-term context, as they indicate the former presence of agras in a coastal sector that disappeared around
  • Local place names as a part of landscape memory (Case study from Haná region, Czech Republic)
  • Cultural patrimony ; Cultural studies ; Czech Republic ; Hanakia ; Knowledge ; Memory ; Moravia ; Place names ; Primary education ; Questionnaire ; Regional identity ; Young people
  • This paper presents the research results regarding the level of knowledge of the landscape place names in the Haná region (Czech Republic) in children belonging to the age group of primary school pupils. It was revealed by the method
  • of questionnaire survey that the majority of pupils in rural schools in Haná do not currently know the specific local names in the landscape. At present, a large share in maintaining the knowledge of landscape local names can be attributed to local and regional
  • Place-names of Greater London.
  • Automated name placement