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Women in science : antiquity through the nineteenth century : a biographical dictionary with annotated bibliography

Author: Marilyn Bailey Ogilvie
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, ©1986.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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At the heart of this biographical dictionary are profiles of 186 women whose work is representative of the participation of women in the science of their time and culture.

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Genre/Form: Biography
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Bibliography
Dictionaries
Biography Dictionaries
Biographies
Bibliographie
Additional Physical Format: (OCoLC)47008020
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Marilyn Bailey Ogilvie
ISBN: 026215031X 9780262150316 026265038X 9780262650380
OCLC Number: 13457002
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xi, 254 pages ; 27 cm
Contents: Abella --
Agamede --
Elizabeth Cary Agassiz --
Aglaonike --
Maria Gaetana Agnesi --
Agnodike --
Mary Albertson --
Elizabeth Garrett Anderson --
Mary Anning --
Maria Ardinghelli --
Arete of Cyrene --
Aspasia --
Axiothea of Phlius --
Hertha Marks Ayrton --
Florence Merriam Bailey --
Sarah Sophia Banks --
Giuseppa Barbapiccola --
Juliana Barnes --
Florence Bascom --
Laura Bassi --
Aphra Behn --
Marie Catherine Biheron --
Isabella Bird Bishop --
Elizabeth Blackwell --
Mary Adela Blagg --
Dorotea Bocchi --
Rachel Bodley --
Marie Gillain Boivin --
Alice Middleton Boring --
Sophia Brahe --
Mary Katharine Layne Brandegee --
Elizabeth Knight Britton --
Elizabeth Brown --
Margaret Bryan --
Mary Buckland --
Augusta Ada Byron, Countess of Lovelace --
Mary Whiton Calkins --
Annie Jump Cannon --
Estrella Eleanor Carothers --
Margaret Cavendish, Duchess of Newcastle --
Elizabeth Cellier --
Mary Agnes Meara Chase --
Christina of Sweden --
Cornelia Maria Clapp --
Agnes Mary Claypole --
Edith Jane Claypole --
Cleopatra --
Agnes Mary Clerke --
Ellen Mary Clerke --
Jane Colden --
Anna Botsford Comstock --
A. Grace Cook --
Clara Eaton Cummings --
Isabella Cunio --
Maria Cunitz --
Marie (Maria) Sklodowska Curie --
Florence Cushman. Maria Dalle Donne --
Lydia Adams Dewitt --
Amalie Dietrich --
Diotima of Mantinea --
June Etta Downey --
Mary Anna Palmer Draper --
Jeanne Dumee --
Marie Dupre --
Alice Eastwood --
Rosa Smith Eigenmann --
Elephantis --
Elizabeth of Bohemia --
Dorothea Leporin Erxleben --
Mary Orr Evershed --
Fabiola --
Jacobina Felicie --
Margaret Clay Ferguson --
Williamina Paton Stevens Fleming --
Alice Cunningham Fletcher --
Katherine Foot --
Lydia Folger Fowler --
Elizabeth Fulhame --
Susanna Phelps Gage --
Sophie Germain --
Alessandra Giliani --
Catherine Littlefield Greene --
Emily Gregory --
Francoise Marguerite de Sevigne Grignan --
Rebecca Guarna --
Claudine Guyton de Morveau --
Harriet Boyd Hawes --
Caroline Lucretia Herschel --
Elisabetha Koopman Hevelius --
Hildegard of Bingen --
Margaret Huggins --
Ida Henrietta Hyde --
Hypatia --
Sophia Jex-Blake --
Marcia Keith --
Elizabeth Isis Pogson Kent --
Helen Dean King --
Christine Kirch --
Maria Winkelmann Kirch --
Margaret Knight --
Sonya Vasilyevna Kovalevsky --
Maria Louise Duges La Chapelle --
Christine Ladd-Franklin --
Lais --
Marie Amelie Lalande --
Mme. Marguerite Hessein La Sabliere --
Lasthenia of Mantinea --
Anne de La Vigne --
Marie Paulze Lavoisier. Annie Law --
Henrietta Swan Leavitt --
Evelyn Leland --
Sarah Plummer Lemmon --
Nicole-Reine Lepaute --
Graceanna Lewis --
Jane Webb Loudon --
Mary Horner Lyell --
Margaret Eliza Maltby --
Anna Morandi Manzolini --
Jane Haldimand Marcet --
Lillien Jane Martin --
Mary the Jewess --
Annie Russell Maunder --
Antonia Caetana Maury --
Carlotta Joaquina Maury --
Mercuriade --
Maria Sibylla Merian --
Mary Merrifield --
Metrodora --
Olive Thorne Miller --
Maria Mitchell --
Tarquinia Molza --
Anne Moore --
Mary Murtfeldt --
Elsa Neumann --
Amalie Emmy Noether --
Olympias --
Eleanor Anne Ormerod --
Edith Marion Patch --
Flora Wambaugh Patterson --
Elizabeth Gifford Peckham --
Florence Peebles --
Mary Engle Pennington --
Maria Pettracini --
Almira Hart Lincoln Phelps --
Mme. Louise du Pierry --
Mary Jane Rathbun --
Ellen Swallow Richards --
Dorothea Klumpke Roberts --
Florence Rena Sabin --
Salpe --
Ethel Sargant --
Lucy Say --
Charlotte Angas Scott --
Ellen Churchill Semple --
Louise-Anastasia Serment --
Jane Sharp --
Jennie Arms Sheldon --
Annie Trumbull Slosson --
Emilie Snethlage --
Julia Warner Snow --
Mary Somerville --
Sophia, Electress of Hanover --
Sophia Charlotte, Queen of Prussia --
Sotira. Nettie Maria Stevens --
Isabelle Stone --
Ella Church Strobell --
Lorenza Strozzi --
Theano --
Saint Theodosia --
Trotula --
Roxana Hayward Vivian --
Margaret Floy Washburn --
Louisa Wells --
Anna Johnson Pell Wheeler --
Sarah Whiting --
Mary Whitney --
Fiammetta Wilson --
Anna Winlock --
Dorothy Wrinch --
Anne Sewell Young --
Gabrielle-Emille Du Chatelet.
Responsibility: Marilyn Bailey Ogilvie.

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