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The Platypus and the Mermaid

And Other Figments of the Classifying Imagination

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PAPERBACK

$36.00 • £28.95 • €32.50

ISBN 9780674673588

Publication Date: 10/15/1998

Short

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

10 halftones, 39 line illustrations

World

Harriet Ritvo is Arthur J. Conner Professor of History at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Awards & Accolades

  • Honorable Mention, 1998 British Council Prize, North American Conference on British Studies
  • A 1997 New York Times Book Review Notable Book
Murty Classical Library of India

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