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Notable women in the life sciences : a biographical dictionary

Author: Benjamin F Shearer; Barbara Smith Shearer
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Essays on 97 women scientists, including their developmental influences, obstacles they faced, and their efforts to contribute to their chosen professions.
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Genre/Form: Biographisches Nachschlagewerk
Biography
Biographies
Biography Dictionaries
Dictionary
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Benjamin F Shearer; Barbara Smith Shearer
ISBN: 0313293023 9780313293023
OCLC Number: 33361268
Description: xi, 440 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Hattie Elizabeth Alexander --
Dorothy Hansine Andersen --
Elizabeth Garrett Anderson --
Virginia Apgar --
Aspasia --
Mary Ellen Avery --
Florence Merriam Bailey --
Elizabeth Blackwell --
Rachel Littler Bodley --
Marie Anne Victoire Gallain Boivin --
Roberta Lynn Bondar --
Elizabeth Gertrude Knight Britton --
E. (Estella) Eleanor Carothers --
Rachel Carson --
Mary Agnes Meara Chase --
Lin Chíao-chih --
Cornelia M. Clapp --
Edith Jane Claypole --
Jewel Plummer Cobb --
Rita Rossi Colwell --
Elizabeth Caroline Crosby --
Gladys Rowena Henry Dick --
Alice Eastwood --
Sophia Hennion Eckerson --
Rosa Smith Eigenmann --
Cornelia Bonté Sheldon Amos Elgood --
Katherine Esau --
Alice Catherine Evans --
Marilyn Gist Farquhar --
Margaret Clay Ferguson --
Katherine Foot --
Rosalind Elsie Franklin --
Charlotte Friend --
Susanna Phelps Gage --
Alessandra Giliani --
Mary Jane Guthrie --
Alice Hamilton --
Ethel Nicholson Browne Harvey --
Elizabeth Dexter Hay --
Elizabeth Lee Hazen --
Heloise --
Herrad of Landsberg --
Hope Hibbard --
Hildegard of Bingen --
Ariel Cahill Hollinshead --
Ruth Hubbard --
Ida Henrietta Hyde --
Libbie Henrietta Hyman --
Aletta Henriette Jacobs --
Sophia Jex-Blake --
Anandibai Joshee. Evelyn Fox Keller --
Frances Oldham Kelsey --
Chung-Hee Kil --
Helen Dean King --
Louisa Boyd Yeomans King --
Mimi A.R. Koehl --
Marie-Louise Lachapelle --
Rebecca Craighill Lancefield --
Elise Depew Strang L'Esperance --
Rita Levi-Montalcini --
Margaret Adaline Reed Lewis --
Martha Daniell Logan --
Jane Lubchenco --
Madge Thurlow Macklin --
Barbara McClintock --
Maria Sibylla Merian --
Ynes Mexia --
Agnes Mary Claypole Moody --
Ann Haven Morgan --
Barbara Moulton --
Elizabeth Fondal Neufeld --
Margaret Morse Nice --
Christiane Nüsslein-Volhard --
Ruth Patrick --
Deborah L. Penry --
Naomi E. Pierce --
Eliza Lucas Pinckney --
Elizabeth Waties Allston Pringle --
Margie Profet --
Edith Smaw Hinckley Quimby --
Elizabeth Shull Russell --
Florence Rena Sabin --
Kate Olivia Sessions --
Lydia W. Shattuck --
Ellen Kovner Silbergeld --
Maud Caroline Slye --
Joan Argetsinger Steitz --
Nettie Maria Stevens --
Helen Brooke Taussig --
Trotula --
Mary Edwards Walker --
Anna Wessels Williams --
Cicely Delphin Williams --
Heather Williams --
Jane Cooke Wright --
Rosalyn Sussman Yalow.
Responsibility: edited by Benjamin F. Shearer and Barbara S. Shearer.

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Essays on 97 women scientists, including their developmental influences, obstacles they faced, and their efforts to contribute to their chosen professions.

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