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Harriet Brooks : pioneer nuclear scientist

Author: Marelene F Rayner-Canham; Geoffrey Rayner-Canham
Publisher: McGill University Press, Montréal ; Buffalo : McGill-Queen's University Press, ©1992.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Harriet Brooks; Harriet Brooks; Harriet Brooks; Harriet Brooks
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marelene F Rayner-Canham; Geoffrey Rayner-Canham
ISBN: 0773508813 9780773508811
OCLC Number: 26858162
Description: ix, 168 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Harriet Brooks: pioneer woman physicist --
Brooks family --
Defying convention: the McGill years --
Year at Bryn Mawr --
Life with J.J. Cavendish --
Back home to McGill --
rights of a woman: Barnard College --
Summer in the Adirondacks --
European travels: Capri, Paris, and London --
Eventful summer of 1907 --
Adapting to married life --
Family life: from joy to sorrow --
Why has Brooks been overlooked?
Responsibility: Marelene F. Rayner-Canham, Geoffrey W. Rayner-Canham.

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"Fills a significant gap, not only in the contribution of women to science but for the accurate representation of the early history of the theory of the transmutation of elements." M.H. Chaplin, Read more...

 
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