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History of women in the sciences : readings from Isis / edited by Sally Gregory Kohlstedt.

Kohlstedt, Sally Gregory, 1943- c1999

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  • Title:
    History of women in the sciences : readings from Isis / edited by Sally Gregory Kohlstedt.
  • Author: Kohlstedt, Sally Gregory, 1943-
  • Subjects: Women in science
  • Uniform title: Isis.
  • Imprint: Chicago, Ill. : University of Chicago Press, c1999.
  • Physical format: 379 p. : ill. ; 27 cm.
  • Contents: Introduction / Sally Gregory Kohlstedt. -- Isis' consciousness raised / Carolyn Merchant. -- Managing an experimental household: the Dees of Mortlake and the practice of natural philosophy / Deborah E. Harkness. -- Maria Winkelman at the Berlin Academy: a turning point for women in science / Londa Schiebinger. -- Science as a career in enlightenment Italy: the strategies of Laura Bassi / Paula Findlen. -- Botany for gentlemen: Erasmus Darwin and the loves of the plants / Janet Browne. -- Goethe's botany: lessons of a feminine science / Lisbet Koerner. -- The American career of Jane Marcet's conversations on chemistry, 1806-1853 / M. Susan Lindee. -- Parlors, primers, and public schooling: education for science in nineteenth-century America / Sally Gregory Kohlstedt. -- Science education for women in Antebellum America / Deborah Jean Warner. -- Science, women, and the Russian intelligentsia: the generation of the 1860s / Ann Hibner Koblitz. -- Women astronomers in Britain, 1780-1930 / Peggy Aldrich Kidwell. -- "A lab of one's own" : the Balfour Biological Laboratory for Women at Cambridge University, 1884-1914 / Marsha L. Richmond. -- Race and gender : the role of analogy in science / Nancy Leys Stepan. -- "Women's work" in science, 1880-1910 / Margaret W. Rossiter. -- Physiology in American women's colleges: the rise and decline of a female subculture / Toby A. Appel. -- Nettie M. Stevens and the discovery of sex determination by chromosomes / Stephen G. Brush. -- Marcella O'Grady Boveri (1863-1950): her three careers in biology / Margaret R. Wright.
  • Bibliography: Includes bibliographic references and index.
  • Identifier: ISBN: 9780226450698
    ISBN: 0226450694
    ISBN: 9780226450704 (pbk.)
    ISBN: 0226450708 (pbk.)
    LCCN: 99014693
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