Part II of The Cross-stitched Pig
Great stuff. Sharp and informed. You might enjoy my ancient post at Frog in a Well: "Pigs, Shit, and Chinese History' https://www.froginawell.net/frog/2007/01/pigs-shit-and-chinese-history-or-happy-year-of-the-pig/
Also, it seems that it's not a "pig" under that roof in the 家 character, but an ancient form of "child."