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Women in Chemistry: Their Changing Roles from Alchemical Times to the Mid-Twentieth Century
Marelene F. Rayner-Canham, Geoffrey W. Rayner-Can
Though rarely noted, women have been active participants in the chemical sciences since the beginning of recorded history. This thought-provoking book brings to life the many talented women who--besides the universally respected Marie Curie--made significant contributions to chemistry. The Rayner-Canhams examine the forces that have defined women's roles in the progress of chemistry, observing that many were thwarted from capitalizing on their achievements by the prejudices of their time. Their book discusses women chemists from as far past as the Babylonian civilization but focuses on professional women chemists from the mid-19th century, when women gained access to higher education.
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Robert Burns Woodward: Architect and Artist in the World of Molecules
Joseph Priestley, Radical Thinker
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