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Complexities: Women in Mathematics

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Sophie Germain taught herself mathematics by candlelight, huddled in her bedclothes. Ada Byron Lovelace anticipated aspects of general-purpose digital computing by more than a century. Cora Ratto de Sadosky advanced messages of tolerance and equality while sharing her mathematical talents with generations of students.


This captivating book gives voice to women mathematicia
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Hardcover, 464 pages
Published January 30th 2005 by Princeton University Press (first published January 10th 2005)
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Charles
Jan 18, 2015 rated it it was amazing
While the opportunities for women still lag behind men in some areas, in general there are equal opportunities between the sexes. Most of the women under forty today have no idea how different it was for women thirty years ago. Before the twentieth century, it was even worse. Women such as Sophie Germain had to study mathematics in secret or publish their results under a male byline. This book starts with the biographies of fifteen female mathematicians born before 1920 and chronicles their stru ...more
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