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Pioneering women in American mathematics : the pre-1940 PhD's

Author: Judy Green; Jeanne LaDuke
Publisher: Providence, R.I. : American Mathematical Society ; London : London Mathematical Society, ©2009.
Series: History of mathematics, v. 34.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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More than 14 percent of the PhD's awarded in the United States during the first four decades of the twentieth century went to women, a proportion not achieved again until the 1980s. This book is the result of a study in which the authors identified all of the American women who earned PhD's in mathematics before 1940, and collected extensive biographical and bibliographical information about each of them. --from  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographie
History
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Judy Green; Jeanne LaDuke
ISBN: 9780821843765 0821843761
OCLC Number: 243675272
Description: xviii, 349 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Family background and precollege education --
Undergraduate education --
Graduate education --
Employment issues --
Career patterns --
Scholarly and professional contributions --
Epilogue.
Series Title: History of mathematics, v. 34.
Responsibility: Judy Green, Jeanne LaDuke.
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