The Biographical Dictionary of Women in Science: Pioneering Lives from Ancient Times to the Mid-Twentieth Century
Joyce Harvey, Marilyn Ogilvie
Taylor & Francis, Jul 27, 2000 - History - 1500 pages
Edited by two renowned experts on women in science, this milestone work combines 'fact-fronted' fast access to biographical details with fascinating accounts of nearly 3000 scientists' lives, works and accomplishments around the globe.
The Biographical Dictionary presents authoritative scholarship in an absorbing, highly readable format, and will be an essential resource for information on women's history, individual scientists or science history. Includes A-Z entries, with indexes and suggestions for further reading.
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I purchased the two volumes of this spectacular achievement of data gathering some years ago, and value it highly. Now as I am preparing a lecture for the Royal Geological Society of Cornwall for its bi-centenary celebrations, I am able to rely on its hints and directions with a sense of security. thanks ladies for all your hard work.