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Means of Naming: A Social History
Names are never given accidentally; they are chosen and bestowed according to rules that reflect fundamental features of the society and culture concerned. This is a study of the nature and history of naming practices in Western Europe.
Paperback, 416 pages
Published April 18th 2000 by Routledge
(first published August 31st 1998)
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