Women in Mathematics

ISBN-10: 0262650096

ISBN-13: 9780262650090

Edition: N/A

Authors: Lynn M. Osen

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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.
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List price: $23.95
Publisher: MIT Press
Publication date: 2/15/1975
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 200
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.00" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.770
Language: English

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