Femininity, Mathematics and Science, 1880-1914 (Hardback)
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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
Weight: 475 g
Dimensions: 216 x 140 x 21 mm


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Winner of the Women's History Network Book Prize 2010

'This excellent, thought-provoking study will deepen the understanding of all interested in gender issues and in the conflicts in science and mathematics in this period.' - Reviews in History

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“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 the barriers women faced at the turn of the 19th century such... More

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