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eBook Indiana Place Names epub

by Ronald L Baker

eBook Indiana Place Names epub
  • ISBN: 0253141672
  • Author: Ronald L Baker
  • Genre: History
  • Subcategory: Americas
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Indiana University Press; First Edition edition (January 1, 1976)
  • Pages: 196 pages
  • ePUB size: 1438 kb
  • FB2 size 1193 kb
  • Formats docx mbr lrf mobi


Ronald L. Baker (born June 30, 1937, in Indianapolis, Indiana) is an American folklorist, historian, scholar of literature and onomastics, educator, and author. Ronald Lee Baker was born June 30, 1937, in Indianapolis, Indiana.

Ronald L. in Business Administration from Indiana State University in 1960 and received an . in philosophy from the same institution in 1961. He did graduate work in English at the University of Illinois, where he also was an instructor, from 1963 to 1965.

Ronald Lee Baker, American English educator. Folklore in the Writings of Rowland E. Robinson

Ronald Lee Baker, American English educator. Robinson (1973), Indiana Place Names (1975), Hoosier Folk Legends (1984), Jokelore: Humorous Folktales from Indiana (1986), French Folklife in Old Vincennes (1989), The Study of Place Names (1991), From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History (1995), Homeless, Friendless, and Penniless: The World Pet Association Interviews. Robinson. 20387/?tag prabook0b-20. Hoosier Folk Legends (Midland Book).

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Indiana Place Names" by Ronald L. Baker lists another lore that involved a man trudging home after a night of libations

Indiana Place Names" by Ronald L. Baker lists another lore that involved a man trudging home after a night of libations. The man stumbled in the road, and a toad hopped in front of him: Toad Hop, yep, that’s where I live, Toad Hop. Early settlers could predict the weather by the way the toads hopped. The origins aren’t as exciting as one would hope, but this Whitley County town was named for the Battle of Churubusco, which was fought in Mexico during the Mexican–American War. Modoc. Was this town named after a picture of a Modoc chief on a cigar box?

Ronald L. Baker, Chairperson and Professor of English at Indiana State University, is author of many books, including Hoosier Folk Legends and From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History (both from Indiana University Press.

Ronald Lee Baker was born June 30, 1937, in Indianapolis, Indiana

Ronald Lee Baker was born June 30, 1937, in Indianapolis, Indiana. From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History (1995), Homeless, Friendless, and Penniless: The WPA Interviews with Former Slaves Living in Indiana (2000), and Jesse Stuart and the Hoosier Schoolmasters (2007).

Vol. I, No. 1. (Terre Haute : Department of English, Indiana State University, 1970. Valley of Democracy: The Frontier uersus the Plantation in the Ohio Valley, 1775-1818.

Ronald Lee Baker was born June 30, 1937, in Indianapolis, Indiana, he earned his . He did graduate work in English at the University of Illinois, where he also was an instructor, from 1963 to 1965

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