Women in Mathematics

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MIT Press, 1974 - 185 páginas
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The colorful lives of these women, who often traveled in the most avant-garde circlesof their day, are presented in fascinating detail. The obstacles and censures that were also a partof their lives are a sobering reminder of the bias against women still present in this and otherfields of academic endeavor. Mathematicians, science historians, and general readers will find thisbook a lively history; women will find it a reminder of a proud tradition and a challenge to taketheir rightful place in academic life today.

  

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This book is a good introduction to the subject of women in mathematics. The biographies are short, and include both mathematical accomplishments as well as interesting information about personal lives. Leer reseña completa

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Index
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No. 227: Women in Mathematics
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JSTOR: Women in Mathematics.
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Women in Mathematics
Women in Mathematics Book by Lynn M. Osen; 1974. Read Women in Mathematics at Questia library.
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BIOGRAPHIES : Ouvrages généraux
Sister Miriam COONEY: Celebrating Women in Mathematics and Science, National Council of .... Profiles of Women in Mathematics, The Emmy Noether Lectures, ...
www.femmes-et-maths.fr/ biblio/ biblio-1-1.html

HISTORICAL WOMEN IN MATHEMATICS
Women in Mathematics: The Addition of Difference. Indianapolis: Indiana ... Women in Mathematics. Cambridge: The Massachusetts Institute of ...
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Using Technology Women in Mathematics
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equity.html
Notable Women in Mathematics: A Biographical Dictionary. New York: Greenwood Press. ... Women in Mathematics. Massachusetts Institute of Technology Press. ...
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Resources
Women in Mathematics and Physics: Inhibitors and Enhancers. Ann Arbor: Center for the Education of Women (734-998-7080), University of Michigan, 1992. ...
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History of Women and Science, Health, and Technology
The ASSOCIATION FOR WOMEN IN MATHEMATICS NEWSLETTER regularly features .... 807 Kenschaft, Patricia C. "Black Women in Mathematics in the United States. ...
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Biographies of Women Mathematical Scientists and History of Women ...
[1], AMS Notices Special Issue on Women in Mathematics, Notices of the American ... [6], Profiles of Women in Mathematics - The Emmy Noether Lectures, ...
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Sobre el autor (1974)

Kathleen Baynes is Professor at the Center for Mind and Brain, University of California, Davis.

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