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M. Ogilvie “The Biographical Dictionary of Women in Science: Pioneering Lives From Ancient Times to the Mid-20th Century"
Routledge | 2000-07-06 | ISBN: 0415920388 | 1500 pages | PDF | 4,3 MB
Taking Ogilvie's groundbreaking 1986 reference Women in Science: Antiquity Through the Nineteenth Century as its starting point, this monumental work expands the original 270-page book into a comprehensive two-volume set containing over 2500 entries that span the globe.
This critically acclaimed resource combines women's history and science history as it ranges from the woman philosophers and physicians of ancient Greece and Rome, through the "bluestockings" of the Enlightenment and culminates with the early 20th century's pathblazing pioneers. The signed A-Z entries combine fast access to resume-style details with fascinating biographical articles on these women and their lives, works, and accomplishments.
Includes bibliographies of primary and secondary sources; guides to scientists by time period, country, discipline; index.
Entries include:Adelberger of Lombardy (Italian physician) * Grace Andrews (US mathematician) * Aspasia (Greek natural philosopher) * Charlotte Auerbach (UK geneticist) * Duck-Heung Bang (Korean Physician) * Evelyn Briggs Baldwin (US meteorologist, explorer) * Harriet Bigelow (US astronomer) * Luci Blanquies (French physicist) * Marjorie Lee Brown (US mathematician) * Wafaa El Sadeek (Egyptian archaeologist ) * Faustina (Roman physician) * Yoshi Katsurada (Japanese mathematician) * Liliana Lubinska (Polish neuroscientist) * Sarah Mather (US inventor) * Radha Pant (Indian biologist)
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