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Author Creese, Mary R. S., 1935-

Title Ladies in the laboratory II : West European women in science, 1800-1900 : a survey of their contributions to research / Mary R.S. Creese, with contributions by Thomas M. Creese
Published Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, 2004
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 290 pages) : illustrations, map
Contents Scandinavia : Baltic diatoms, snow-line plants, insects of the oatfields -- Ireland : mosses, mollusks, and migrating boulders -- France : of physics, farms, and physicians -- Belgium and the Netherlands : from Ardennes mosses to East Indies algae -- Germany : Bavarian lakes, Brazilian forests, a kitchen in Braunschweig -- Austria-Hungary : mainly medicine -- Switzerland : physicians, botanists, and a chemist -- Italy : shells of Calabria, mosses of the hills of Rome, fishes of the alpine lakes -- International comparisons and conclusions -- Appendix. American women ; British women -- Bibliography of papers by West European women (excluding the British) in scientific periodicals, 1800-1900
Summary A fascinating analysis of the work of notable women by national group, giving thorough data comparing the contributions of women in choice fields. Among the women presented are more than a few colorful personalities representative of the entire social scale, from a royal princess to the daughter of a Paris slum shopkeeper. Researchers in the field of women's history and science history will find this indexed volume a valuable resource
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 237-285) and index
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Subject Women in science -- Europe, Western -- History -- 19th century.
Women scientists -- Europe, Western -- Biography.
Science -- history.
Women, Working -- history.
Europe.
Genre/Form Biography.
Biography.
History.
Biographies.
Form Electronic book
Author Creese, Thomas M.
ISBN 1461605814 (electronic bk.)
9781461605812 (electronic bk.)
Other Titles Ladies in the laboratory 2
Ladies in the laboratory two