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Description - Women in Mathematics by Lynn M. Osen

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.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780262650090
ISBN-10: 0262650096
Format: Paperback
(203mm x 133mm x 11mm)
Pages: 200
Imprint: MIT Press
Publisher: MIT Press Ltd
Publish Date: 1-Jan-1975
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Lynn M. Osen

Kathleen Baynes is Professor at the Center for Mind and Brain, University of California, Davis.