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Nobel Prize Women in Science: Their Lives, Struggles, and Momentous Discoveries

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"Nobel Prize Women in Science" is a startling and revealing look into the history of science and the critical and inspiring role that women have played in the drama of scientific progress.

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In this updated version of Nobel Prize Women in Science, Sharon Bertsch McGrayne explores the reasons for the astonishing disparity in the number of Nobel Prizes awarded to women. She examines the lives and achievements of 15 women scientists who either won a Nobel Prize or played a crucial role in a Nobel Prize-winning project. The book reveals the relentless discrimination these women faced both as students and researchers and their passionate love of science that ultimately allowed them to prevail.

Nobel Prize Women in Science is a revealing look into the history of science and the critical and inspiring role that women have played in the drama of scientific progress.

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ISBN:
9780309072700
Author:
McGrayne, Sharon Bertsch
Publisher:
Joseph Henry Press
Author:
McGrayne, Sharon Bertsch
Location:
Washington, D.C.
Subject:
Women
Subject:
Women's Studies
Subject:
Science
Subject:
Scientists
Subject:
Nobel prizes
Subject:
Women scientists
Subject:
Women's Studies - General
Subject:
Scientists - General
Subject:
Biography-Scientists
Edition Number:
2
Edition Description:
Rev
Series Volume:
TR-02-1
Publication Date:
20010331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
464
Dimensions:
9.04x6.04x1.33 in. 1.52 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , In this updated version of Nobel Prize Women in Science, Sharon Bertsch McGrayne explores the reasons for the astonishing disparity in the number of Nobel Prizes awarded to women. She examines the lives and achievements of 15 women scientists who either won a Nobel Prize or played a crucial role in a Nobel Prize-winning project. The book reveals the relentless discrimination these women faced both as students and researchers and their passionate love of science that ultimately allowed them to prevail.

Nobel Prize Women in Science is a revealing look into the history of science and the critical and inspiring role that women have played in the drama of scientific progress.

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