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Women in mathematics

Author: Lynn M Osen
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, ©1974, 1999 printing.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Mathematicians, science historians, and general readers will find this book a lively history; women will find it a reminder of a proud tradition and a challenge to take their rightful place in  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lynn M Osen
ISBN: 0262650096 9780262650090 026215014X 9780262150149
OCLC Number: 56140446
Description: xii, 185 pages : portraits ; 20 cm
Contents: Introduction.--History.--Hypatia, 370-415.--From the Dark Ages to the Renaissance: the "Witch" of Agnesi, 1718-1799.--Emilie de Breteuil, Marquise du Châtelet, 1706-1749.--Caroline Herschel, 1750-1848.--Sophie Germain, 1776-1831.--Mary Fairfax Somerville, 1780-1872.--Sonya Corvin-Krukovsky Kovalevsky, 1850-1891.--Emmy (Amalie) Noether, 1882-1935.--The golden age of mathematics.--The feminine mathtique.--Bibliography (p. 173-178).
Responsibility: Lynn M. Osen.

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