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By Tiffany K. Wayne Ph.D.

A entire exam of yank ladies scientists around the sciences during the twentieth century, supplying a wealthy old context for figuring out their achievements and how they replaced the perform of science.

500 alphabetically equipped entries on American girls scientists within the twentieth century, together with genetics pioneers Barbara McClintock and Rosalind Franklin, Scotchgard inventor Patsy Sherman, and developer of the notice processor Evelyn Berezin.

50 short essays on girls in particular medical disciplines, exploring how each one particular box handled gender issues

10 essays on sociocultural matters, together with gender in renowned technology, women in clinical schooling, balancing occupation and family)

Chronologies of vital historic advancements, specialist awards, and clinical "firsts"

Extensive bibliography of reference and different works mentioned within the entries in addition to updated bibliography of scholarly books, articles, and internet sites on the topic of particular matters in women's technological know-how schooling and employment

Indexes geared up through topic, key notice, and medical discipline

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