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Women and science, 17th century to present : pioneers, activists and protagonists / edited by Donna Spalding Andréolle and Véronique Molinari.

Contributor(s): Andréolle, Donna Spalding | Molinari, Véronique.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars, c2011Description: xxv, 272 p., [12] p. of plates : col. ill. ; 22 cm.ISBN: 1443829188; 9781443829182.Subject(s): Women in science -- History | Scientific literature -- HistoryDDC classification:
Contents:
Auto didactism and the construction of scientific discourse in early modern England: Margaret Cavendish's and Anne Conway's "intellectual bricolage" / Sandrine Parageau -- Invisible assistants and translated texts: d'Arconville and practical chemistry in Enlightenment France / Margaret Carlyle -- Maria Sibylla Merian: the first ecologist? / Kay Etheridge -- Anatomy of the female angel or science at the service of woman in Woman and her era by Eliza Farnham / Claire Sorin -- Promoting eugenics and maternalism: women doctors and marriage counselling in Weimar Germany / Melissa Kravetz -- Women and the pursuit of scientific knowledge in mid-Victorian Dublin / Clara Cullen -- "Schools of their own": the Ladies' Medical College and the London School of Medicine for women / Veronique Molinari
Elizabeth Blackwell, "The singular women doctor": representing and locating the pioneeer woman physician in the nineteenth century / Helene Quanquin -- Representations of women in the history of science in France: going beyond names without faces, faces without accomplishments / Lindsay Blake Wilson -- The male tempo of engineering: coeds adapt to Georgia Tech / Amy Bix -- Women of science fiction: romantic mythologies and female emancipation from John Keats to Dan Simmons / Caroline Bertoneche -- "The labours of omen of genius": Frankenstein, fertility and the female scientist in the work of Alasdair Gray / David Leishman -- Impossible dialogues?: science in American feminist science fiction of the 1970s and 1980s / Donna Spalding Andreolle -- Women and science in Japanese Anime: a challenge to the traditional construction of female identity / Yukihide Endo.
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