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    Percival Lowell, The Culture and Science of a Boston Brahmin by David Strauss, Harvard University Press, 2001 Mr Osterbrock in a recent Sky and Telescope review found, Percival Lowell, The Culture and Science of a Boston Brahmin by David Strauss, faulty at some points but in the end he did not find enough faults to discount a closing recommendation I do not agree with Mr Osterbrock as I do not recommend the book Strauss wants to make Lowell whole again Lowell, the author states, has been Percival Lowell, The Culture and Science of a Boston Brahmin by David Strauss, Harvard University Press, 2001 Mr Osterbrock in a recent Sky and Telescope review found, Percival Lowell, The Culture and Science of a Boston Brahmin by David Strauss, faulty at some points but in the end he did not find enough faults to discount a closing recommendation I do not agree with Mr Osterbrock as I do not recommend the book ...


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Percival Lowell This Engaging And Wide Ranging Biography Casts New Light On The Life And Careers Of Percival Lowell Scion Of A Wealthy Boston Family, Elder Brother Of Harvard President Lawrence And Poet Amy, Percival Lowell Is Best Remembered As The Astronomer Who Claimed That Intelligent Beings Had Built A Network Of Canals On Mars But The Lowell Who Emerges In David Strauss S Finely Textured Portrait Was A Polymath Not Just A Self Taught Astronomer, But A Shrewd Investor, Skilled Photographer, Inspired Public Speaker, And Adventure Travel Writer Whose Popular Books Contributed To An Awakening American Interest In Japan.Strauss Shows That Lowell Consistently Followed The Same Intellectual Agenda One Of The Principal American Disciples Of Herbert Spencer, Lowell, In His Investigations Of Japanese Culture, Set Out To Confirm Spencer S Notion That Westerners Were The Highest Expression Of The Evolutionary Process In His Brilliant Defense Of The Canals On Mars, Lowell Drew On Spencer S Claim That Planets Would Develop Life Supporting Atmospheres Over Time.Strauss S Charming, Somewhat Bittersweet Tale Is The Story Of A Rebellious Boston Brahmin Whose Outsider Mentality, Deep Commitment To Personal Freedom, And Competence In Two Cultures All Contributed To The Very Special Character Of His Careers, First As A Cultural Analyst And Then Memorably As An Astronomer.