Ship Names: Origins and Usages During Forty-Five Centuries Don H. Kennedy

ISBN: 9780813905310

Published: June 28th 1974

Hardcover

175 pages


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Ship Names: Origins and Usages During Forty-Five Centuries  by  Don H. Kennedy

Ship Names: Origins and Usages During Forty-Five Centuries by Don H. Kennedy
June 28th 1974 | Hardcover | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, audiobook, mp3, RTF | 175 pages | ISBN: 9780813905310 | 7.26 Mb

Don H. Kennedy presents here the first comprehensive account of ship names. Kennedy deals authoritatively with every aspect of the ship-naming tradition. He examins in detail naming theories and practices and ancient and modern markings. He alsoMoreDon H. Kennedy presents here the first comprehensive account of ship names. Kennedy deals authoritatively with every aspect of the ship-naming tradition. He examins in detail naming theories and practices and ancient and modern markings. He also examines the sources of modern ship names.

He shows how names inform, plead, rebuke, threaten, inspire, and honor- how they refer to incidents, hopes, friendships, emotions, and ideas- and how they may involve religion, economics, politics, propaganda, superstition, and name magic.



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