Description - Pythagoras's Trousers by Margaret Wertheim
Here is a fresh, astute social and cultural history of physics, from ancient Greece to our own time. From its inception, Margaret Wertheim shows, physics has been an overwhelmingly male-dominated activity; she argues that gender inequity in physics is a result of the religious origins of the enterprise. Pythagoras' Trousers is a highly original history of one of science's most powerful disciplines. It is also a passionate argument for the need to involve both women and men in the process of shaping the technologies from the next generation of physicists.
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(211mm x 140mm x 22mm)
WW Norton & Co
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Author Biography - Margaret Wertheim
Margaret Wertheim is a science journalist and commentator and author of the book Pythagoras' Trousers.