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American women scientists : 23 inspiring biographies, 1900-2000

Author: Moira Davison Reynolds
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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For most of the 20th century, American women had little encouragement to become scientists Determined women have, however, decidedly distinguished themselves. Of the 23 American women scientists  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Moira Davison Reynolds
ISBN: 0786421614 9780786421619
OCLC Number: 60686608
Notes: "The present work is a reprint of the illustrated case bound edition first published in 1999 by McFarland.
Description: ix, 149 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Cornelia Clapp --
Nettie Stevens --
Florence Bascom --
Annie Jump Cannon --
Alice Hamilton --
Florence Sabin --
Josephine Baker --
Mary Swartz Rose --
Karen Horney --
Libbie Hyman --
Gerty Cori --
Helen Taussig --
Barbara McClintock --
Virginia Apgar --
Maria Goeppert Mayer --
Grace Hopper --
Rita Levi-Montalcini --
Rachel Carson --
Chien-Shiung Wu --
Ruth Sager --
Gertrude Elion --
Rosalyn Yalow --
Mary Good.
Responsibility: by Moira Davison Reynolds.

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