Women in Science: Antiquity through the Nineteenth Century: A Biographical Dictionary with AnnotatedBibliography

Women in Science: Antiquity through the Nineteenth Century: A Biographical Dictionary with AnnotatedBibliography

by Marilyn Bailey Ogilvie
     
 

From the ancient Greek physician Agamede to physicist and chemist Marie Curie, in descriptions ranging from a single paragraph to several pages, Women in Science profiles 186 women who as patronesses, translators, popularizers, collectors, illustrators, inventors, and active researchers, made significant contributions to science before 1910. It adds a new dimension

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From the ancient Greek physician Agamede to physicist and chemist Marie Curie, in descriptions ranging from a single paragraph to several pages, Women in Science profiles 186 women who as patronesses, translators, popularizers, collectors, illustrators, inventors, and active researchers, made significant contributions to science before 1910. It adds a new dimension to the history of science by rescuing from obscurity the many women who overcame significant cultural barriers to pursue scientific objectives.Marilyn Bailey Ogilvie is a historian of science who teaches at Oklahoma Baptist University.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780262650380
Publisher:
MIT Press
Publication date:
08/15/1990
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.70(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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