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eBook What's in a Name: Origins of Station Names on the London Underground ePub

by Cyril M. Harris

  • ISBN: 0859360601
  • Category: Transportation
  • Subcategory: Engineering
  • Author: Cyril M. Harris
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Midas Books; Reprint edition (January 1977)
  • Pages: 96
  • ePub book: 1773 kb
  • Fb2 book: 1781 kb
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  • Rating: 4.5
  • Votes: 711

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WHAT'S IN A NAME is for Tube obsessives, or for those whose hobby is the derivation of English place names. Anyone else may find it as interesting reading as a dictionary. Despite my love for London and its Underground, I'm ambivalent. One person found this helpful.

WHAT'S IN A NAME is for Tube obsessives, or for those whose hobby is the derivation of English place names.

What's In A Name book. It contains the name-origins and history of all the Underground stations, the dates they were opened and any former names they may have had. This fascinating book is a 'mini-history' of London and parts of the surrounding counties. The author Cyril M. Harris was born in London and has had a lifelong interest in geography, history and place-name origins.

CYRIL M. HARRIS, one of the world's leading authorities on shock, vibration, and noise control, currently lectures at Columbia University where he is the Charles Batchelor Professor Emeritus of Electrical Engineering and Professor Emeritus of Architecture. Dr. Harris has received many honors for his scientific and engineering achievements, including membership in both the National Academy of Sciences and the National Academy of Engineering.

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List of London Underground stations. The London Underground is a metro system in the United Kingdom that serves Greater London and the home counties of Buckinghamshire, Essex and Hertfordshire. Its first section opened in 1863, making it the oldest underground metro system in the world – although in fact approximately 55% of the current network is above ground, as it generally runs on the surface in outlying suburbs.

What's in a Name?: Origins of Station Names on the London Underground (Paperback). Cyril M. Harris (author). Please provide me with your latest book news, views and details of Waterstones’ special offers. Paperback 84 Pages, Published: 01/07/2001.

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What's in a Name?" gives the answers to these and many other questions. It contains the name-origins and history of all the London Underground stations, the dates they were opened, and any former names they may have had. This fascinating book is a mini-history of London and a must for anglophiles. Visit Seller's Storefront. Excellent customer service.

What's in a name? Close. What's in a name? the origins of station names on the London Underground. 1 2 3 4 5. Want to Read. Are you sure you want to remove What's in a name? from your list? What's in a name? the origins of station names on the London Underground. 3rd ed. by Harris, Cyril M. Published 1990 by Archway in London. Originally published, London, Midas, 1979; 2nd ed. published, London, Archway, 1989.

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