Women in Mathematics
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Women in Mathematics

By Lynn M. Osen

Mathematicians, science historians, and general readers will find this book a lively history; women will find it a reminder of a proud tradition and a challenge to take their rightful place in academic life today.

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Mathematicians, science historians, and general readers will find this book a lively history; women will find it a reminder of a proud tradition and a challenge to take their rightful place in academic life today.

The colorful lives of these women, who often traveled in the most avant-garde circles of their day, are presented in fascinating detail. The obstacles and censures that were also a part of their lives are a sobering reminder of the bias against women still present in this and other fields of academic endeavor. Mathematicians, science historians, and general readers will find this book a lively history; women will find it a reminder of a proud tradition and a challenge to take their rightful place in academic life today.

Hardcover

Out of Print ISBN: 9780262150149 185 pp. | 8 in x 5.25 in

Paperback

$23.95 T | £18.99 ISBN: 9780262650090 185 pp. | 8 in x 5.25 in