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Percival Lowell

The Culture and Science of a Boston Brahmin

Percival Lowell( )
Author: Strauss, David
ISBN:978-0-674-00291-3
Publication Date:Mar 2001
Publisher:Harvard University Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $192.00
Book Description:

Elder brother of Harvard President Lawrence and poet Amy, Percival Lowell is best known as the astronomer who claimed intelligent beings had built canals on Mars. But the Lowell who emerges here was a polymath: not just a self-taught astronomer, but a shrewd investor, skilled photographer, inspired public speaker, and adventure-travel writer.

Book Details
Pages:348
Detailed Subjects: Biography & Autobiography / Science & Technology
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):16.4 x 24 x 3.171 cm
Book Weight:0.732 Kilograms



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