Uneasy Careers and Intimate Lives: Women in Science, 1789-1979

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Pnina G. Abir-Am, Dorinda Outram
Rutgers University Press, 1987 - Science - 365 pages
Focuses on 19th and 20th century American and European women scientists. Great introduction by the editors of essays written by 12 women historians. References, notes and a decent index helps for further reading and wondering when the "men of science" will wake up and smell the coffee
 

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Contents

BIOGRAPHICAL STUDIES
8
socialhistorical studies
19
NineteenthCentury British Plant Study
31
Illustration from The Children and the Flowers by Emily Ayton
35
and Personal Choices among Nineteenth
45
Ornithologists 19001950
60
Martha Maxwell 1876
73
Elizabeth Britton at work at her microscope
96
Marie and Irène Curie in the Laboratoire Curie in 1923
211
Astronomy in
216
Cecilia Payne Harlow Shapley and the rest of the Harvard
222
Edward Cecilia Katherine and Sergei Gaposchkin about
229
Disciplinary and Marital
239
Wrinch and colleagues at a meeting of the Biotheoretical
259
Wrinch and her model of protein structure in 1941
265
Notes and References
281

An Approach to Science
104
Science Sally Gregory Kohlstedt
147
of Mathematician Sofia Kovalevskaia
172
Notes on Contributors 3 55
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