Uneasy Careers and Intimate Lives: Women in Science, 1789-1979
Pnina G. Abir-Am, Dorinda Outram
Rutgers University Press, 1987 - Science - 365 pages
Focuses on 19th and 20th century American and European women scientists. Great introduction by the editors of essays written by 12 women historians. References, notes and a decent index helps for further reading and wondering when the "men of science" will wake up and smell the coffee
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