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Author Creese, Mary R. S., 1935-
Title Ladies in the laboratory II : West European women in science, 1800-1900 : a survey of their contributions to research / Mary R.S. Creese, with contributions by Thomas M. Creese.
Imprint Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, 2004.

Author Creese, Mary R. S., 1935-
Subject Women in science -- Europe, Western -- History -- 19th century.
Women scientists -- Europe, Western -- Biography.
Science -- history.
Women, Working -- history.
Alt Name Creese, Thomas M.
Add Title Ladies in the laboratory 2
Ladies in the laboratory two
Description 1 online resource (xii, 290 pages) : illustrations, map
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 237-285) and index.
Contents Scandinavia : Baltic diatoms, snow-line plants, insects of the oatfields -- Ireland : mosses, mollusks, and migrating boulders -- France : of physics, farms, and physicians -- Belgium and the Netherlands : from Ardennes mosses to East Indies algae -- Germany : Bavarian lakes, Brazilian forests, a kitchen in Braunschweig -- Austria-Hungary : mainly medicine -- Switzerland : physicians, botanists, and a chemist -- Italy : shells of Calabria, mosses of the hills of Rome, fishes of the alpine lakes -- International comparisons and conclusions -- Appendix. American women ; British women -- Bibliography of papers by West European women (excluding the British) in scientific periodicals, 1800-1900.
Summary A fascinating analysis of the work of notable women by national group, giving thorough data comparing the contributions of women in choice fields. Among the women presented are more than a few colorful personalities representative of the entire social scale, from a royal princess to the daughter of a Paris slum shopkeeper. Researchers in the field of women's history and science history will find this indexed volume a valuable resource.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9781461605812 (electronic bk.)
1461605814 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 864140370
Additional Format Print version: Creese, Mary R.S., 1935- Ladies in the laboratory II 0810849798 (DLC) 2003020846 (OCoLC)53097130

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