What’s in a Name? Weekly Round-Up, April 8th, 2016

Is a name a meaningless convention? Historians have been awfully busy as of late considering this very question as so many consider the significance and legacy of named places and things. Here are some of the name-game conversations we’ve been following up on the 4th floor:

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Princeton Keeps Woodrow Wilson’s Name on the School Despite Protests: http://www.cnn.com/2016/04/04/politics/princeton-university-woodrow-wilson-name-debate/index.html

breen-buries-sign_mainBike Shop Buries Calhoun Name, Moves Forward as Perennial Cycle:  https://www.minnpost.com/business/2016/04/bike-shop-buries-calhoun-name-moves-forward-perennial-cycle

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The Reclamation of Mumbai:  http://www.theguardian.com/cities/2016/mar/30/story-cities-11-reclamation-mumbai-bombay-megacity-population-density-flood-risk

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One Response to What’s in a Name? Weekly Round-Up, April 8th, 2016

  1. Pingback: Dig if You Will, A Name Change | UST History

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