American Women of Science since 1900 by Tiffany K. Wayne Ph.D.

By Tiffany K. Wayne Ph.D.

A accomplished exam of yankee girls scientists around the sciences during the twentieth century, supplying a wealthy ancient context for knowing their achievements and how they replaced the perform of science.

500 alphabetically prepared entries on American ladies scientists within the twentieth century, together with genetics pioneers Barbara McClintock and Rosalind Franklin, Scotchgard inventor Patsy Sherman, and developer of the note processor Evelyn Berezin.

50 short essays on girls in particular medical disciplines, exploring how every one particular box handled gender issues

10 essays on sociocultural concerns, together with gender in renowned technology, women in medical schooling, balancing occupation and family)

Chronologies of significant ancient advancements, specialist awards, and medical "firsts"

Extensive bibliography of reference and different works stated within the entries in addition to updated bibliography of scholarly books, articles, and internet sites concerning particular matters in women's technology schooling and employment

Indexes equipped through topic, key observe, and clinical discipline

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