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Scientific Superman: Father Jose Algue, Jesuit meteorology, and the Philippines under American Rule, 1897-1924

Warren, J.F. (2009) Scientific Superman: Father Jose Algue, Jesuit meteorology, and the Philippines under American Rule, 1897-1924. In: McCoy, A.W. and Scarano, F.A., (eds.) Colonial Crucible: Empier in the Making of the Modern American State. The University of Wisconsin Press, Wisconsin, U.S.A, pp. 508-519.

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Abstract

In November 1898, in Manila Bay onboard the bridge of the flagship of the American fleet, the olympia, a carefully arranged meeting between Admiral Dewey and the Jesuit meterologist Father Jose Algue was to pave the way for the reorganization of the Manila Weather Observatory under American rule...

Publication Type: Book Chapter
Murdoch Affiliation: School of Social Sciences and Humanities
Publisher: The University of Wisconsin Press
Copyright: 2009 The Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System
URI: http://researchrepository.murdoch.edu.au/id/eprint/18129
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