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Burroughs presumably derived this from the figures published by Lowell, but erroneously substituted the number of hour Earth days in the Martian year, rather than the number of The days are hot again known to be false and the nights are barsoom series, and there appears to be little variation in climate across the planet except at the poles.

He assumed that Mars was formerly identical to the Earth; therefore a similar evolutionary development of fauna would have taken place. He referenced winds, snows, and marshes supposedly observed by astronomers, as evidence of an atmosphere, and that the wastes of the planet had been irrigated probably referencing Lowell's "canals"which suggested that an advanced civilization existed on the planet.

Peoples and culture[ edit ] All Barsoomian races resemble Homo sapiens in most respects, except for being oviparous [11]: None return from this pilgrimage, because it barsoom series to almost certain barsoom series at the hands of ferocious creatures.


While the Martian barsoom series are egg-laying, Martians have inexplicably mammalian characteristics such as a navel and breasts. Other telepathic abilities are demonstrated across the books.

The Lotharians in Thuvia, Maid of Marsare able to project images barsoom series warfare that can kill by suggestion. They are organized into a system of imperial city-states including Helium, Ptarth, and Zodanga, controlling the planetary canal system, as well as other more-isolated city-states in the hinterlands.


The Red Martians are the interbred descendants of the ancient Yellow Martians, White Martians and Black Martians, remnants of which exist in isolated areas of the planet, particularly the poles. The Red Martians are said in A Princess of Mars to have been bred barsoom series the seas of Barsoom began to dry up, in hopes of barsoom series a hardy race to survive in the new environment.

Their culture is governed by law and is barsoom series advanced.

They are capable of love and have families. The Green Martians are 15 feet 4.


Their eyes are mounted at the side of their heads and can move independently of each other in order barsoom series see in two directions at once. They are nomadic, warlike and barbaric, do not form families, have little concept of friendship or love and barsoom series inflicting torture upon their victims.

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Their social structure is highly communal and rigidly hierarchical, consisting of various levels of chiefs, with the highest office of Jeddak barsoom series by mortal combat. The Green Men are primitive, intellectually unadvanced, do not have any kind of art and are without a written language.

While they manufacture edged weapons, any advanced technology they possess, such as 'radium pistols', is stolen from raids upon the Red Martians.

They inhabit barsoom series ancient ruined cities left behind by civilizations which lived on Barsoom during a more advanced and hospitable era in the planet's history.

Tars Tarkaswho befriends John Carter when he first arrives on Barsoom, is an unusual exception from the typical ruthless Green Martian, due to having known the love of his own mate and daughter.

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Thus the followers of Tars Barsoom series, based in the ruined ancient city of Thark, are known as " Tharks ". Other hordes bear the names of Warhoon, Torquas, and Thurd. Barsoom series edit ] Yellow Martians are supposedly extinct, but in The Warlord of Mars they are found hiding in secret domed cities at the North Pole of Mars.