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Main Title Women in mathematics /
Author Osen, Lynn M.,
Publisher MIT Press,
Year Published 1974
Report Number 73019506
OCLC Number 00745936
ISBN 026215014X; 9780262150149; 0262650096; 9780262650090
Subjects Women mathematicians--Biography. ; Frau ; Vrouwen. ; Wiskundigen. ; Mathématiciennes--370-1935--Biographie. ; Mathematik. ; Frau.--(DE-588)4018202-2 ; Mathematik.--(DE-588)4037944-9 ; Mathematiciennes--Biographies
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EIAM WISE QA28.O83 1974 Region 2 Library/New York,NY 09/09/2020 STATUS
Collation xii, 185 pages : portraits ; 21 cm
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 173-178).
Contents Notes
Introduction -- History -- Hypatia, 370-415 -- From the Dark Ages to the Renaissance: the "Witch" of Agnesi, 1718-1799 -- Emilie de Breteuil, Marquise du Chãatelet, 1706-1749 -- Caroline Herschel, 1750-1848 -- Sophie Germain, 1776-1831 -- Mary Fairfax Somerville, 1780-1872 -- Sonya Corvin-Krukovsky Kovalevsky, 1850-1891 -- Emmy (Amalie) Noether, 1882-1935 -- The golden age of mathematics -- The feminine mathtique. Examines the lives and scholarly endeavors of women who have profoundly affected mathematical thought since antiquity.