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Harriet Brooks : pioneer nuclear scientist

Author: Marelene F Rayner-Canham; Geoffrey Rayner-Canham
Publisher: McGill University Press, Montréal [Que.] : McGill University Press, 1992.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Biographies
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Rayner-Canham, Marelene F.
Harriet Brooks.
Montréal ; Buffalo : McGill-Queen's University Press, ©1992
(DLC) 92173880
Named Person: Harriet Brooks; Harriet Brooks; Harriet Brooks
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Marelene F Rayner-Canham; Geoffrey Rayner-Canham
ISBN: 9780773563186 0773563180
OCLC Number: 243564705
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 168 pages, 10 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations, portraits
Contents: ""Contents""; ""Preface""; ""Illustrations""; ""1 Harriet Brooks: Pioneer Woman Physicist""; ""2 The Brooks Family""; ""3 Defying Convention: The McGill Years""; ""4 A Year at Bryn Mawr""; ""5 Life with J.J. at the Cavendish""; ""6 Back Home to McGill""; ""7 The Rights of a Woman: Barnard College""; ""8 A Summer in the Adirondacks""; ""9 European Travels: Capri, Paris, and London""; ""10 The Eventful Summer of 1907""; ""11 Adapting to Married Life""; ""12 Family Life: From Joy to Sorrow""; ""13 Why Has Brooks Been Overlooked?""; ""Appendix 1: The Radioactive Decay Series"" ""Appendix 2: The Cavendish Song""""Appendix 3: Address by Harriet Brooks to the McGill Alumnae Society""; ""Notes""; ""Bibliography""; ""Index""; ""A""; ""B""; ""C""; ""D""; ""E""; ""F""; ""G""; ""H""; ""I""; ""J""; ""K""; ""L""; ""M""; ""N""; ""O""; ""P""; ""Q""; ""R""; ""S""; ""T""; ""U""; ""W""; ""Z""
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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