THE PLATYPUS AND THE MERMAID AND OTHER FIGMENTS OF THE CLASSIFYING IMAGINATION.pdf

THE PLATYPUS AND THE MERMAID AND OTHER FIGMENTS OF THE CLASSIFYING IMAGINATION

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ISBN 9780674673571
AUTEUR Harriet Ritvo
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DATE 02/06/2020

The Platypus and the Mermaid — Harriet Ritvo | … This thoroughly absorbing book on taxonomy captures the fervor of the Victorian age for classifying and categorizing. As she depicts a complex of competing groups -- naturalists and zoologists, farmers and showmen, butchers and artists -- deploying rival schemes to impose order on nature, Harriet Ritvo offers a new perspective on the constantly shifting, ever suggestive interactions of