Women in Mathematics
MIT Press, 1975 - 185 páginas
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.
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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LibraryThing ReviewReseña de usuario - themulhern - LibraryThing
This book was published in the early seventies. Its purpose was to make public the contributions that women had made to mathematics over the course of the centuries. The purpose is laudable, and the ... Leer reseña completa
LibraryThing ReviewReseña de usuario - tungsten_peerts - LibraryThing
I don't like to give this only a 3-star rating. I suspect that when it came out it was a bit of a groundbreaking work, and there is nothing really _wrong_ with it ... it's just that the book leaves ... Leer reseña completa
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