Ladies in the Laboratory II

Ladies in the Laboratory II

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The lives of many of the nineteenth century's most notable women of science are presented in English for the first time in this companion volume to Ladies in the Laboratory: American and British Women in Science. The present volume bridges a considerable gap in English literature available on women from twelve west European countries and their work in the biological and medical sciences, mathematics, and social sciences. A fascinating analysis of the work of notable women by national group, giving thorough data comparing the contributions of women in choice fields. Among the women presented are more than a few colorful personalities representative of the entire social scale, from a royal princess to the daughter of a Paris slum shopkeeper. Researchers in the field of women's history and science history will find this indexed volume a valuable resource.They did their work from an open boat but Maude was a strong and skillful oarswomana€”a#39;a#39;Aunt Maude was remarkably tough, and enjoyed ... be named after hera€”Edwardsia delapiae.78 From time to time until about 1922 Maude brought out natural history notes in the Irish Naturalist. ... Maudea#39;s responsibilities in this undertaking could on occasion involve her in an extraordinary amount of manual labor.

Title:Ladies in the Laboratory II
Author:Mary R. S. Creese
Publisher:Scarecrow Press - 2004-05-17


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