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AUSTRALIA_HISTORY and other book subjects

I continue to be fascinated by attempts to categorize things. The oddness of category choices in many taxonomies tends to make me think of Borges’s Celestial Emporium of Benevolent Knowledge and Sei Shonagon’s lists of things; for more on those topics, see column vvv: My Favorite Things. Here’s another taxonomy that I find amusing; as […]