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Women of science : righting the record

Author: G Kass-Simon; Patricia Farnes; Deborah Nash
Publisher: Bloomington : Indiana University Press, 1993, ©1990.
Series: Midland book, MB 813.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st Midland book edView all editions and formats

Features contributors who are scientists, and who felt the necessity of righting the record that protrayed women as constitutionally or intellectually unsuitable for careers in the sciences. This  Read more...


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Genre/Form: History (form)
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: G Kass-Simon; Patricia Farnes; Deborah Nash
ISBN: 0253208130 9780253208132
OCLC Number: 28112853
Description: xvi, 398 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: Women in the field : the role of women in archaeology before 1960 / Cynthia Irwin-Williams --
Women in geology / Michele L. Aldrich --
Straying from their orbits : women in astronomy in America / Pamela E. Mack --
Contributors to American mathematics : an overview and selection / Judy Green and Jeanne Laduke --
Women in the intellectual development of engineering : a study in persistence and systems thought / Martha Moore Trescott --
Intellectual contributions of women to physics / L.M. Jones --
Biology is destiny / G. Kass-Simon --
Women in medical science / Patricia Farnes --
Women in chemistry / Jane A. Miller --
Women in crystallography / Maureen M. Julian.
Series Title: Midland book, MB 813.
Responsibility: edited by G. Kass-Simon and Patricia Farnes ; associate editor Deborah Nash.


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"Women of Science presents ample evidence of the important scientific contributions made by women. Yet this book is more than a reference - it is delightful and inspiring reading." Association for Read more...

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