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Mothers and daughters of invention : notes for a revised history of technology

Author: Autumn Stanley
Publisher: Metuchen, N.J. : Scarecrow Press, 1993.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Stanley traces women's inventions in five vital areas of technology worldwide-agriculture, medicine, reproduction, machines, and computers.

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Stanley, Autumn, 1933-
Mothers and daughters of invention.
Metuchen, N.J. : Scarecrow Press, 1993
(OCoLC)624058685
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Autumn Stanley
ISBN: 0810825864 9780810825864
OCLC Number: 27071458
Description: xlviii, 1116 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Daughters of Ceres, Songi, and Corn Mother: women inventors and innovators in agriculture and related technology --
Daughters of Isis, Gula, Hygieia, and Brigit: women inventors in health and medicine --
Daughters of Hera, Eileithyia. Prokris, and Teteu Innan: women inventors and innovators in sex, fertility, and anti-fertility technology --
Daughters of Athena, Semiramis, Margaret Knight, and Wei-Fung Ying: women inventors of tools and machines --
Daughters of the Enchantress of Numbers and Grandma COBOL:women inventors and innovaters in computers and related technology.
Responsibility: by Autumn Stanley.

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