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Women scientists in America

before affirmative action, 1940-1972

by Margaret W. Rossiter

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Published by Johns Hopkins University Press in Baltimore .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Women scientists -- United States -- History,
    • Women in science -- United States -- History

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [531]-556) and index.

      StatementMargaret W. Rossiter.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQ130 .R683 1995
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxviii, 584 p., [16] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages584
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1271102M
      ISBN 100801848938
      LC Control Number95002320

        Celebrating Black Women Scientists Beyond these fantastically exceptional women, there are so many more. There is Rebecca Lee Crumpler who was the first African Author: Meredith Worthen.   During Women’s History Month in March, it is particularly fitting to recognize women’s vital role and contributions to our nation’s health throughout American history. American women are scientists.

      After all, she discovered two elements, was the first women to win a Nobel Prize, in , and was the first person to win a second Nobel, in But Curie was not the first female : Sarah Zielinski. BOOK REVIEW: Margaret W. Rossiter. WOMEN SCIENTISTS IN AMERICA: BEFORE AFFIRMATIVE ACTION, and Fay Ajzenberg-Selove. A MATTER OF CHOICES: .

        As for the 80 women scientists and mathematicians identified by the Northeastern team—only four were supported by the committee (though many more made Author: Lorraine Boissoneault. Women in Science, an overview of women’s contributions to the field as well as the obstacles faced, as intelligence alone has rarely been enough to guarantee women a role in science. Trace the history of women in science and learn about such notable scientists .


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