L’Espace géographique 2/08

With summaries

The making of place names – a new contextual and interpretative approach

(Re)naming American state capitals: toponymy as a maker of the construction of an Empire’s identity (3 fig., 1 photo, 3 tabl.)

“Whatsoever the man called each one, that was the namethereof”: place name policy in Ethiopia (2 fig.)

Words at stake: changing place names in South Africa (2 encadrés, 3 fig., 2 photos, 2 tabl.)

Local territory and biodiversity dynamics. A case study of functional scale in coastal Guinea (4 fig.)

Elements for a queer geography (1 fig., 1 encadré)

Book reviews

In this issue of l’Espace géographique, you will find critical reviews of the following books

COURADE G. (dir.) (2005). L’Afrique des idées reçues. Paris: Éditions Belin, coll. «Mappemonde», 400 p. (Benoît ANTHEAUME, IRD Paris)

STAN S. (2005). L’Agriculture roumaine en mutation. La Construction sociale du marché. Paris: CNRS Éditions, 118 p. (Violette REY, ENS Lettres et Sciences humaines, Lyon)

MARSILY G. de (dir.) (2006). Les Eaux continentales. Paris: Institut de France, Académie des sciences, Éditions EDP Sciences, 328 p. (Pierre USSELMANN, CNRS Montpellier)

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