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Publisher Comments:

"Written with clarity and a lively eye both for detail and for the progress of feminism in the United States."

SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE

In this fascinating study of American women inventors, historian Anne Macdonald shows how creative, resourceful, and entrepreneurial women helped to shatter the ancient stereotypes of mechanically inept womanhood. In presenting their stories, Anne Macdonald's thorough research in patent archives and her engaging use of period magazine, journals, lectures, records from major fairs and expositions, and interviews, have made her book nothing less than an overall history of the women's movement in America.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780307775498
Subtitle:
Women and Invention in America
Publisher:
Random House Publishing Group
Author:
MacDonald, Anne L.
Author:
Macdonald, Anne
Subject:
History : General
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
General
Subject:
Inventions -- United States.
Subject:
Inventions
Subject:
Social aspects
Subject:
Women's Studies - History
Subject:
Women
Subject:
Women inventors.
Subject:
United states
Subject:
Women inventors -- United States.
Subject:
General History
Subject:
Gender Studies-General
Subject:
History of Science-Technology
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Publication Date:
19940208
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Language:
English
Pages:
540

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