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Hypatia's Heritage By Margaret Alic

Hypatia's Heritage by Margaret Alic

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This work revisits women scientists throughout the ages such as Ada Lovelace, Mary Somerville, Lady Mary Montegu and Marie Curie. In doing so she reinforces women's contributions to history and outlines the precedents for women making great strides in contemporary science.

Hypatia's Heritage Summary

Hypatia's Heritage: A History of Women in Science from Antiquity to the Late Nineteenth Century by Margaret Alic

This work reaffirms women's substantial contributions to scientific knowledge throughout the ages, revisiting names such as Hypatia of Alexandra, astrologer and philosopher Hildegaard of Bingen, Lady Mary Montegu - who developed inoculation against smallpox, the chemist Marie Levoissier, Caroline Hershel - a renowned astrologer, Ada Lovelace - whose work contributed to the beginnings of computer science, Mary Somerville "the queen of 19th-century science" and, of course, Marie Curie. In doing so she both reinforces women's contributions to history and outlines the precedents for women making great strides in contemporary science.

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GOR001287774
Hypatia's Heritage: A History of Women in Science from Antiquity to the Late Nineteenth Century by Margaret Alic
Used - Very Good
Paperback
The Women's Press Ltd
2001-12-01
240
0704339544
9780704339545
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