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Hypatia's Heritage: A History of Women in Science from Antiquity to the Late Nineteenth Century
This work reaffirms women's substantial contributions to scientific knowledge throughout the ages, revisiting names such as Hypatia of Alexandra, astrologer and philosopher Hildegaard of Bingen, Lady Mary Montegu - who developed inoculation against smallpox, the chemist Marie Levoissier, Caroline Hershel - a renowned astrologer, Ada Lovelace - whose work contributed to the ...more
Unknown Binding, 240 pages
Published December 1st 2001 by Not Avail
(first published 1986)
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This book is deeply inspiring. It tells tale of so many minds unrecognized and contributions devalued for the gender of their engineer... sadder still it details many lives of women, who were dedicated scientists, forced to develop male aliases to have their contributions accepted by peers.