Women of mathematics: a biobibliographic sourcebook

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Greenwood Press, 1987 - Biography & Autobiography - 292 pages
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"A unique resource. Each of the 43 articles contains a biography, a summary of achievements, and a bibliography of works by and about the woman mathematician. . . . The articles are well written and the bibliographies appear to include all the major works by or about the biographees. Numerous appendixes and indexes enhance the value of this bibliography. This very thorough reference is highly recommended for all libraries." Choice "...a valuable collection, with most of the biographies proving entertaining as well as educational." Library Journal

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Maria Gaetana Agnesi 17181799
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Ruth Aaronson Bari 1917
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GabrielleEmilie Le Tonnelier de Breteuil Marquise du Chatelet
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About the author (1987)

LOUISE S. GRINSTEIN is Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science at Kingsborough Community College of the City University of New York.

PAUL J. CAMPBELL is Associate Professor of Mathematics at Beloit College.

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