Uneasy Careers and Intimate Lives: Women in Science, 1789-1979

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Pnina G. Abir-Am, Dorinda Outram
Rutgers University Press, 1987 - Science - 365 pages
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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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Contents

Introduction
1
BIOGRAPHICAL STUDIES
8
Wives Patronage and Cultural
19
Women and Early
31
Professional Options
45
North American Women
60
Illustration from The Children and the Flowers by Emily Ayton
63
Martha Maxwell 1876
73
A caricature of Clemence Royer
149
The Choices
172
Time Only
191
Marie and Irene Curie in the Laboratoire Curie in 1923
211
Cecilia Payne Harlow Shapley and the rest of the Harvard
222
Edward Cecilia Katherine and Sergei Gaposchkin about
229
Disciplinary and Marital
239
Wrinch and colleagues at a meeting of the Biotheoretical
259

Elizabeth Britton at work at her microscope
96
An Approach to Science
104
Margaret Muggins
114
Maria Mitchell and the Advancement of Women
129
Male and Female
147
Wrinch and her model of protein structure in 1941
265
Notes and References
281
Notes on Contributors
355
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