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African American women chemists

Author: Jeannette E Brown
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book presents the stories of pioneer African American women in chemistry, exploring the reasons they chose to study chemistry when the field was not open to African Americans-male or female-and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jeannette E Brown
ISBN: 9780199742882 019974288X
OCLC Number: 795893407
Description: 252 Seiten : Illustrationen
Contents: Acknowledgements ; Foreword ; Chapter 1. Introduction ; Chapter 2. A Historical Background ; Chapter 3. Women who were the early pioneers in chemistry ; Chapter 4. Dr. Marie Maynard Daly First PhD recipient ; Chapter 5. Women in the Academy - Their struggles and successes ; Chapter 6. Pioneer Women in Industry and Government Labs ; Chapter 7: From Academia to the Board Room and Science Policy ; Chapter 8: Chemical Engineers ; Chapter 9: My Story ; Chapter 10: Stories about Contemporary and future African American Women Chemists ; Appendix
Responsibility: Jeannette E. Brown.

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"This is an interesting collection of profiles, many of them firsts, of women who broke barriers in a demanding field." -Booklist"Like pioneers in any field, these women were more than just chemical Read more...

 
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