By Catharine Manya Colton Haines, Helen M. Stevens

A complete biographical advisor to the medical achievements, own lives, and struggles of ladies scientists from round the globe.

• A–Z entries from Madge Gertrude Adam to Audrey wooden, overlaying disciplines reminiscent of psychology, astronomy, physics, medication, agriculture, paleontology, and more

• Contributions from a few girls scientists working towards today

• photos of scientists resembling Elizabeth Garrett Anderson and Maria Montessori

• complete, end-of-entry bibliographies, an inventory of ladies scientists via area of expertise, and a entire index

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