By Tiffany K. Wayne
Even more than a "Who's Who," this exhaustive two-volume encyclopedia examines the numerous achievements of twentieth century American girls around the sciences in gentle of the old and cultural components that affected their schooling, employment, and study possibilities. With assurance that features a variety of scientists operating this day, the encyclopedia exhibits simply how a lot the sciences have advanced as a qualified choice for ladies, from the sunrise of the twentieth century to the present.
American girls of technological know-how for the reason that 1900 specializes in 500 of the 20 th century's so much outstanding American ladies scientists—many missed, undervalued, or just now not renowned. moreover, it bargains person positive factors on 50 various medical disciplines (Women in Astronomy, etc.), in addition to essays on balancing profession and family members, ladies and technology schooling, and different sociocultural themes. Readers will come upon a few outstanding clinical minds at paintings, getting a feeling of the stumbling blocks they confronted because the clinical neighborhood confronted the questions of feminism and gender confronting the kingdom as a whole.
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American Women of Science Since 1900 by Tiffany K. Wayne