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Women of science : righting the record

Author: G Kass-Simon; Patricia Farnes; Deborah Nash
Publisher: Bloomington : Indiana University Press, 1993, ©1990.
Series: Midland book, MB 813.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st Midland book edView all editions and formats
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Features contributors who are scientists, and who felt the necessity of righting the record that protrayed women as constitutionally or intellectually unsuitable for careers in the sciences. This  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: G Kass-Simon; Patricia Farnes; Deborah Nash
ISBN: 0253208130 9780253208132
OCLC Number: 28112853
Description: xvi, 398 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: Women in the field : the role of women in archaeology before 1960 / Cynthia Irwin-Williams --
Women in geology / Michele L. Aldrich --
Straying from their orbits : women in astronomy in America / Pamela E. Mack --
Contributors to American mathematics : an overview and selection / Judy Green and Jeanne Laduke --
Women in the intellectual development of engineering : a study in persistence and systems thought / Martha Moore Trescott --
Intellectual contributions of women to physics / L.M. Jones --
Biology is destiny / G. Kass-Simon --
Women in medical science / Patricia Farnes --
Women in chemistry / Jane A. Miller --
Women in crystallography / Maureen M. Julian.
Series Title: Midland book, MB 813.
Responsibility: edited by G. Kass-Simon and Patricia Farnes ; associate editor Deborah Nash.

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