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Author Frize, Monique, 1942-

Title The bold and the brave : a history of women in science and engineering / Monique Aubry Frize ; with contributions from Peter R.D. Frize and Nadine Faulkner

Publ Info Ottawa : University of Ottawa Press, [2009]
 PC  Q130 .F765 2009    AVAILABLE
 RWU Main Library  Q130 .F765 2009    AVAILABLE
 URI  Q130 F765 2009    AVAILABLE
Descript xvi, 348 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [317]-331) and index
Contents Pt. 1, Views of women's intellectual abilities. From ancient times to early modern Europe -- Renaissance and enlightenment -- The classic arguments and debates -- Pt. 2, Scientific education of women from the 17th century to the 19th century. Women who participated in science in early modern Europe -- Education for women in the 16th and 17th centuries -- Education for women in the 18th century -- School and university reforms in the 19th century -- Pt. 3, Education and careers in science and engineering. Women in engineering, mathematics, and science in the 20th century -- Obstacles to the entry of young women into science and engineering -- Recruitment and outreach --Strategies to attract and retain more women -- Women in scientific and engineering workplaces -- Strategies for equitable workplaces -- Developing a new culture in science, engineering, and technology -- Pt. 4, Profiles of three women, by Peter Frize. The bold and the brave : Sophie Germain, Mileva Mari Einstein, and Rosalind Franklin
LC subject Women in science -- History
Women in engineering -- History
Women -- Education -- History
Women -- Intellectual life
Add Author Frize, Peter R. D., 1940-
Faulkner, Nadine, 1964-
ISBN 9780776607252