Femininity, Mathematics and Science, 1880–1914

Femininity, Mathematics and Science, 1880–1914

Hardback Published on: 15/10/2009
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Synopsis

Through the prism of gender, this text explores the contrasting cultures and practice of mathematics and science and asks how they impacted on women. Claire Jones assesses nineteenth-century ideas about women's intellect, femininity and masculinity, and assesses how these attitudes shaped women's experiences as students and practitioners.

  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
  • ISBN: 9780230555211
  • Number of pages: 264
  • Dimensions: 216 x 140 mm

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Femininity, Mathematics and Science, 1880–1914
Femininity, Mathematics and Science, 1880-1914
This is an excellent account of the history of women in the academic world of mathematics, science and engineering between 1880 and 1914. Jones focuses on ... READ MORE
Kuldeep Singh