Women in Mathematics

Women in Mathematics

Book - 1974
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Baker & Taylor
Examines the lives and scholarly endeavors of women who have profoundly affected mathematical thought since antiquity

MIT Press

Mathematicians, science historians, and general readers will find this book a lively history; women will find it a reminder of a proud tradition and a challenge to take their rightful place in academic life today.

The colorful lives of these women, who often traveled in the most avant-garde circles of their day, are presented in fascinating detail. The obstacles and censures that were also a part of their lives are a sobering reminder of the bias against women still present in this and other fields of academic endeavor. Mathematicians, science historians, and general readers will find this book a lively history; women will find it a reminder of a proud tradition and a challenge to take their rightful place in academic life today.


Mathematicians, science historians, and general readers will find this book a livelyhistory; women will find it a reminder of a proud tradition and a challenge to take their rightfulplace in academic life today.



Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, [1974]
ISBN: 9780262650090
0262650096
Branch Call Number: 920 OSE
Characteristics: xii, 185 p. ports. 21 cm

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