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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

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
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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