Women in the Field: America's Pioneering Women Naturalists

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Texas A & M University Press, Jan 1, 1991 - Biography & Autobiography - 299 pages
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Includes a section on Maria Martin, a young woman from Charleston, who married Audubon's youngest son, John Woodhouse, and who "assisted in the artwork for volumes 2 and 4 of [Audubon's] The birds of America and acted as Bachman's amaneunsis during his collaboration with Audubon on The quadrupeds of North America."--p. 9.

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Women in the field: America's pioneering women naturalists

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The 25 women profiled in this composite biography lived from the 18th to the mid-20th centuries and carried out important field studies of animals or plants in the United States and/or Central and ... Read full review

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This book should be read by all young people in science...we only get to hear how the boys contributed to building science. Yay for all these women!! Read full review


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