The Platypus and the Mermaid: And Other Figments of the Classifying Imagination

The Platypus and the Mermaid: And Other Figments of the Classifying Imagination

by Harriet Ritvo
  • List Price: $32.00
  • ISBN-10: 0674673581
  • ISBN-13: 9780674673588
  • Edition: New edition
  • Type: Paperback
  • Publisher: Harvard University Press

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"Cats is 'dogs,' and rabbits is 'dogs,' and so's parrots; but this `ere 'tortis' is a insect," a porter explains to an astonished traveler in a... Read more

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