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Thursday, November 12, 2020

The Human Strategy: A Trip Through Ma Bell's Zoo

The second installment of Marvin Harris's column for Natural History Magazine, "The Human Strategy" appeared in the April 1972 issue and it's an odd one. Harris tackles the question of why some animal names are used as human surname (zoonymics) while others are not. It's the only work by Harris I've ever seen accompanied by illustrations.

I've posted it below as images and here is a link to a complete PDF of the article.

The first installment of "The Human Strategy" can be found here.

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