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Science and the construction of women

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Published by UCL Press in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Women in science.,
  • Science -- Social aspects.,
  • Feminist theory.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Mary Maynard.
    ContributionsMaynard, Mary, 1950-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQ130 .S34 1997
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 193 p. ;
    Number of Pages193
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL404159M
    ISBN 10185728786X, 1857287878
    LC Control Number98103996
    OCLC/WorldCa38014467

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    Note South is on top. Four young women — one black, two white, one Asian by way of Australia — explained to me how they had made it so far when so many other women had given up. The professors were then asked to choose a salary range they would be willing to pay the candidate. The only woman in the room, I debated whether to raise my hand and expose myself to ridicule, thereby losing track of the lecture and falling further behind. An experiment in this period would be understood as a careful process of observing, describing, and classifying.

    In primitive societies this happened through mythological systems, later on through theological thought. Once you change what you think is normal, then everything else follows suit. He stared into the distance. Another was astrologypredicting events affecting human life and selecting suitable times for actions such as going to war or founding a city.


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Alchemists regarded gold as the noblest metaland held that other metals formed a series down to the basest, such as lead. Among the earliest was George Washington Carverwhose reputation was based on his research into and promotion of alternative crops to cotton, which aided in nutrition for farm families.

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However, the general fields of science or " natural philosophy " as it was called and much of the general knowledge from the ancient world remained preserved through the works of the early Latin encyclopedists like Isidore of Seville.

In contrast, the Byzantine Empire resisted the attacks from invaders, and preserved and improved upon the learning. Vulcanologist and entomologists. A self-taught nurse, she is credited with spearheading the civilian medical response to the carnage of the Civil War, directing much of the nursing care and regularly leading drives for supplies.

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Furthermore, Abbasid society itself came to understand and appreciate the value of knowledge, and support also came from merchants and the military. He studied cryptanalysis but he was also a great mathematician. For instance, under the direction of Bonnie Fleming, the second woman to gain tenure in the physics department at Yale, the students sponsor a semiregular Conference for Undergraduate Women in Physics at Yale.

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