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Civilized Life in the UniverseScientists on Intelligent Extraterrestrials$

George Basalla

Print publication date: 2006

Print ISBN-13: 9780195171815

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2007

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195171815.001.0001

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CHAPTER 5

CHAPTER 5

Source:
Civilized Life in the Universe
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Oxford University Press

The Orientalist

William Graves Hoyt, Lowell and Mars (Tucson: University of Arizona Press, 1976)

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Norriss S. Hetherington, “Percival Lowell: Professional Scientist or Interloper?” Journal of the History of Ideas 42 (Jan.–Mar. 1981): 159–161

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John Lankford, “Education of Astronomers,” in John Lankford, ed., History of Astronomy: An Encyclopedia (New York: Garland, 1997)

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David Strauss, “‘The Far East’ in the American Mind, 1883–1894: Percival Lowell's Decisive Impact,” Journal of American-East Asian Relations 2 (fall 1993): 217–241

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Gerald A. Figal, Percival Lowell's Analysis of the Japanese Soul (senior thesis, University of California, Santa Barbara, 1984)

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Robert S. Ellwood, “Percival Lowell's Journey to the East,” Sewanee Review 78 (spring 1970): 285–309

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Percival Lowell, The Soul of the Far East (Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1888)

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A. Lawrence Lowell, Biography of Percival Lowell (New York: Macmillan, 1935)

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Ferris Greenslet, The Lowells and Their Seven Worlds (Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1946)

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David Strauss, Percival Lowell (Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 2001).

The Creation of Mars

Michael J. Crowe, The Extraterrestrial Life Debate, 1750–1900 (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1986)

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William Sheehan, The Planet Mars: A History of Observation and Discovery (Tucson: University of Arizona Press, 1996)

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Planets and Perception: Telescopic Views and Interpretations, 1609–1909 (Tucson: University of Arizona Press, 1988)

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Edward S. Holden, “The Lowell Observatory in Arizona,” Astronomical Society of the Pacific Publications 36 (1894): 160–169

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William Lowell Putnam, The Explorers of Mars Hill: A Centennial History of Lowell Observatory (West Kennebunk, Maine: 1994)

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David Strauss, “Percival Lowell, W. H. Pickering and the Founding of Lowell Observatory,” Annals of Science 51 (Jan. 1994): 37–58

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A. Lawrence Lowell, Biography of Percival Lowell (New York: Macmillan, 1935)

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Ferris Greenslet, The Lowells and Their Seven Worlds (Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1946)

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Steven J. Dick, The Biological Universe (New York: Cambridge University Press, 1996)

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William Graves Hoyt, Lowell and Mars (Tucson: University of Arizona Press, 1976)

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William C. Heffernan, “The Singularity of Our Inhabited World: William Whewell and A. R. Wallace in Dissent,” Journal of the History of Ideas 39 (Jan.– Mar. 1978): 81–100

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Percival Lowell, Mars (Boston: Houghton, Mifflin and Co., 1895)

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Mars and Its Canals (New York: Macmillan, 1906)

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Mars as the Abode of Life (New York: Macmillan, 1910)

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The Evolution of Worlds (New York: Macmillan, 1909)

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Karl S. (p.215) Guthke, The Last Frontier, trans. Helen Atkins (Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell University Press, 1990)

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David Strauss, Percival Lowell (Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 2001)

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Norriss S. Hetherington, “Lowell's Theory of Life on Mars,” Astronomical Society of the Pacific, leaflet no. 501, Mar. 1971.

The Eye of the Beholder

Michael J. Crowe, The Extraterrestrial Life Debate, 1750–1900 (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1986)

;

William Graves Hoyt, Lowell and Mars (Tucson: University of Arizona Press, 1976)

;

William Sheehan, Planets and Perception: Telescopic Views and Interpretations, 1609–1909 (Tucson: University of Arizona Press, 1988)

, and

The Planet Mars: A History of Observation and Discovery (Tucson: University of Arizona Press, 1996)

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E. M. Antoniadi, La Planète Mars (Paris: Hermann éditeurs des sciences et des arts, 1930).

Lowell's America

George Ernest Webb, “The Planet Mars and Science in Victorian America,” Journal of American Culture 3 (winter 1980): 573–580

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Hillel Schwartz, Century's End: A Cultural History of the Fin de Siècle (New York: Doubleday, 1990)

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T. J. Jackson Lears, No Place of Grace (New York: Pantheon, 1981)

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John F. Kasson, Civilizing the Machine (New York: Grossman Publishers, 1976)

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William H. Jordy, Henry Adams: Scientific Historian (New Haven: Yale University Press, 1952)

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I. F. Clarke, Voices Prophesying War: Future Wars 1763–3749 (New York: Oxford University Press, 1992)

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Camille Flammarion, Omega: The Last Days of the World, 1894, translation of La fin du monde (New York: Arno Press, 1975)

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Clinton Hart Merriam, Selected Works of Clinton Hart Merriam (New York: Arno Press, 1974)

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Walter Prescott Webb, The Great Plains (Boston: Ginn and Co., 1931)

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William E. Warne, The Bureau of Reclamation (New York: Prager, 1973)

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William E. Smythe, The Conquest of Arid America (New York: Macmillan & Co., 1911)

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Charles Hadfield, World Canals: Inland Navigation Past and Present (Newton Abbot, U.K.: David & Charles, 1986)

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Lester F. Ward, “Mars and Its Lesson,” Brown Alumni Monthly 7 (Mar. 1907): 159–165

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Applied Sociology (Boston: Ginn & Co., 1906)

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anonymous, “Why the Dwellers on Mars Do Not Make War,” Current Literature 42 (Feb. 1907): 211–214

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Richard Hofstadter, Social Darwinism in American Thought (New York: George Braziller, 1959)

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Ferris Greenslet, The Lowells and Their Seven Worlds (Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1946)

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David Strauss, “Fireflies Flashing in Unison; Percival Lowell, Edward Morse and the Birth of Planetology,” Journal for the History of Astronomy 24 (Aug. 1993): 158–169

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Edward S. Morse, Mars and Its Mystery (Boston: Little, Brown, 1907).