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A to Z of Women in Science and Math (Facts on File Library of World History)
A to Z of Women in Science and Math (Facts on File Library of World History) Lisa Yount 0816037973 9780816037971 A to Z of Women in Science and Math profiles more than 150 women worldwide from all historical ages who have overcome
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A to Z of Women in Science and Math (Facts on File Library of World History) by Lisa Yount

A to Z of Women in Science and Math profiles more than 150 women worldwide from all historical ages who have overcome typecasting and discrimination to contribute greatly to the scientific world. The book provides a general bibliography; a visual chronology that shows when the women lived relative to each other; subject indexes that list women by area of achievement, country of birth, country of work, and period of birth; and a comprehensive index.<P>Profiles include: <BR>-- Agnodice (late 4th century B.C.): Greek physician<BR>-- Hildegarde of Bingen (1098-1179): German botanist and physician<BR>-- Marie Curie (1867-1934): French physicist and chemist<BR>-- Lise Meitner (1878-1968): German/Swedish physicist<BR>-- Rosalind Franklin (1920-1962): British chemist<BR>-- Dian Fossey (1932-1985): American zoologist<BR>-- Tomoko Ohta (1933-1976): Japanese geneticist<BR>-- Mae Jemison (1956-present): American physician.

Author: Lisa Yount

Language: English

Binding: Hardcover

Pages: 254

Publisher: Facts on File

Publication Date: 1999-07-01

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ISBN: 0816037973


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