Uneasy Careers and Intimate Lives Women in Science, 1787-1979

ISBN-10: 0813512565

ISBN-13: 9780813512563

Edition: 1987

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List price: $31.95
Copyright year: 1987
Publisher: Rutgers University Press
Publication date: 11/1/1987
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 384
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.342
Language: English

Dorinda Outram is Clark Professor of History at the University of Rochester. Her previous publications include Uneasy Careers and Intimate Lives: Women in Science, 1789-1979 (1987) and The Body and the French Revolution: Sex, Class and Political Culture (1989).

List of Illustrations
Foreword
Acknowledgments
Introduction
Social-Historical Studies
Before Objectivity: Wives, Patronage, and Cultural Reproduction in Early Nineteenth-Century French Science
Botany in the Breakfast Room: Women and Early Nineteenth-Century British Plant Study
The Many Faces of Intimacy: Professional Options and Personal Choices among Nineteenth- and Twentieth-Century Women Physicians
Field Work and Family: North American Women Ornithologists, 1900-1950
Nineteenth-Century American Women Botanists: Wives, Widows, and Work
Marital Collaboration: An Approach to Science
Biographical Studies
Maria Mitchell and the Advancement of Women in Science
"Strangers to Each Other": Male and Female Relationships in the Life and Work of Clemence Royer
Career and Home Life in the 1880s: The Choices of Mathematician Sofia Kovalevskaia
Marie Curie's "Anti-natural Path": Time Only for Science and Family
Cecilia Payne-Gaposchkin: Astronomy in the Family
Synergy or Clash: Disciplinary and Marital Strategies in the Career of Mathematical Biologist Dorothy Wrinch
Notes and References
Notes on Contributors
Index
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