Franklin

The art of naming / Michael Ohl ; translated by Elisabeth Lauffer.

Author/Creator:
Ohl, Michael, author.
Standardized Title:
Kunst der Benennung. English
Publication:
Cambridge, Massachusetts : The MIT Press, [2018]
Format/Description:
Book
xiii, 294 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
Subjects:
Biology -- Nomenclature.
Biology -- Classification.
Biology.
Form/Genre:
Classification.
Terminology.
Contents:
Prologue: The beauty of names
Acknowledgments
Note on the images
1. Hitler and the Fledermaus
2. How species get their names
3. Words, proper names, individuals
4. Types and the materiality of names
5. The curio collection of animal names
6. "I shall name this beetle after my beloved wife ..."
7. "A new species a day"
8. Who counts the species, names the names?
9. Naming nothing
Epilogue: On labeling.
Notes:
Originally published as Die Kunst der Benennung. 1. Aufl. Berlin : Matthes et Seitz, 2015.
Translated from the German.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Lauffer, Elisabeth, translator.
ISBN:
9780262037761
0262037769
OCLC:
1004074348
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