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100 1  Silva, Barbara K.,|eauthor. 
245 10 Astronomy at the turn of the twentieth century in Chile 
       and the United States :|bchasing southern stars, 1903-1929
       /|cBarbara K. Silva. 
246 3  Astronomy at the turn of the 20th century in Chile & the 
264  1 Cham, Switzerland :|bPalgrave Macmillan,|c2019. 
300    1 online resource (xiv, 134 pages) :|billustrations. 
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490 1  Palgrave studies in the history of science and technology.
505 0  Intro; Preface; Acknowledgements; Contents; Chapter 1 
       Introduction: Look Up to Southern Stars; Abstract; 1.1 
       Astronomy in Chile Before the Mills Expedition; 1.2 The 
       Philanthropist's Love: James Lick; Bibliography; Chapter 2
       Preparing the Mills Expedition; Abstract; 2.1 Money, 
       Science, and Mr. D.O. Mills; 2.2 The Southern Longing 
       Becomes Real; 2.3 Going South: American Scientists and 
       Chilean Authorities; 2.4 Building and Shipping the 
       Equipment; Bibliography; Chapter 3 The Astronomers' 
       Arrival and Challenges of Getting Settled in Chile; 
       Abstract; 3.1 Arriving to Valparaiso in 1903 
505 8  3.2 Looking for the Place3.3 First Relationships with 
       Chileans: Science or Politics?; 3.4 The Dome's Opening and
       the Need to Plan the Future; 3.5 To Be gringo Scientists 
       in 1900s Santiago; 3.6 A Shaky Observatory: The 1906 
       Earthquake; Bibliography; Chapter 4 The Americans Want to 
       Stay; Abstract; 4.1 The Sidereal Problem from the South; 
       4.2 "We Need More Time"; 4.3 Mills Expedition's Awards: 
       Technology, Publications, and Prizes; 4.4 Dr. Curtis's 
       Adventure in Atacama; Bibliography; Chapter 5 Changing 
       Years for the Mills Expedition; Abstract; 5.1 The Donor's 
505 8  5.2 Dealing with Lazy and Drunk Chilenos5.3 Making Science
       in Chile During the Great War; 5.4 A Changing City: The 
       Urban Park at San Cristobal Hill; 5.5 The University of 
       California and Chile: Negotiations After 1920; 5.6 
       Farewell Begins; Bibliography; Chapter 6 Epilogue: 
       Transnational Mirrors for the Stars; Abstract; 
       Bibliography; Index 
520    This Palgrave Pivot tells the transnational story of the 
       astronomical observatory in the hills near Santiago, Chile,
       built in the early twentieth century through the efforts 
       of astronomers from the Lick Observatory in California. 
       Venturing abroad to learn from largely unmapped Southern 
       skies and, hopefully, answer lingering questions about the
       structure of the galaxy, they planned a three-year 
       research expedition - but ended up staying for more than 
       twenty-five years. The history of the Mills Expedition 
       offers a window onto the history of astronomy, the 
       challenges of scientific collaboration across national 
       lines, and the political and cultural contexts of early-
       twentieth-century Chile and the United States. 
588 0  Online resource; title from PDF title page (SpringerLink, 
       viewed May 13, 2019). 
610 20 Manuel Foster Observatory. 
610 20 Observatorio Manuel Foster. 
650  0 Astronomical observatories|0
655  0 Electronic books. 
655  4 Electronic books. 
655  7 History.|2fast|0 
776 08 |iPrint version:|aSilva, Barbara K.|tAstronomy at the Turn
       of the Twentieth Century in Chile and the United States : 
       Chasing Southern Stars, 1903-1929|dCham : Palgrave 
       Macmillan UK,c2019|z9783030177119. 
830  0 Palgrave studies in the history of science and technology.
990    SpringerLink|bSpringer English/International eBooks 2019 -
       Full Set|c2019-08-07|yNew collection 
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