Toponymy Can Be Alive

Mikhail Rozhansky


The author thinks that any discussion on the historical restoration of toponyms in Irkutsk is unpromising and offers to treat toponyms as a resource for vitalizing the city space. This could be a priority approach to the problems of city toponymy.



toponymy; city space; Irkutsk; historical memory; pragmatics


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