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Maria Mitchell and the Sexing of Science

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Published by Beacon Press in Boston .
Written in English


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ISBN 109780807097656
OCLC/WorldCa503445971

Maria Mitchell and the Sexing of Science tells a great, if too little known, story of an intellectual woman in 19th century New England. And it is beautifully told: I simply could not put it down. Anyone who cares about women's education in America should read this compelling and indispensable book." Maria Mitchell Association. The Maria Mitchell Association creates opportunities for all to develop a life-long passion for science through education, research, and first-hand exploration of the sky, land, and sea of Nantucket ://

Maria Mitchell and the Sexing of Science: An Astronomer among the American Romantics Kohlstedt, Sally Gregory THE NEW ENGLAND QUARTERLY Colombia, and the Making of a Global Working Class (). Maria Mitchell and the Sexing of Science: An Astronomer among the ´ American Romantics. By Renee :// Maria Mitchell and the sexing of science. Boston: Beacon Press, © (DLC) Named Person: Maria Mitchell; Maria Mitchell: Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource: Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File: All Authors / Contributors: Renée L Bergland

Maria Mitchell, American astronomer and the first woman to be elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. She was also the first professional woman astronomer in the U.S. In she established the orbit of a new comet, which became known as ‘Miss Mitchell Maria Mitchell and the Sexing of Science: An Astronomer Among the American Romantics - Renee Bergland - 洋書の購入は楽天ブックスで。全品送料無料!購入毎に「楽天スーパーポイント」が貯まってお得!みんなのレビュー・感想も満載。


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IN   In Maria Mitchell and the Sexing of Science, Bergland, a professor of English and of gender and cultural studies at Simmons College in Boston, points out that the expanding opportunities for antebellum women that brought Mitchell acclaim and employment were followed in the s by a backlash that was particularly acute in the ://   Through Mitchell’s life narrative, Bergland elaborates on issues of women in science and education and explores the nineteenth century’s rapidly shifting notions of gender, concluding with a critical epilogue on more recent public assessments of women in science A highly readable account, Bergland’s book is richly descriptive.”   Maria Mitchell and the Sexing of Science, by Renée Bergland I was surprised, reading this book, to discover that science and mathematics were considered more appropriate pursuits for girls This year, I'd like to celebrate the day by pointing you to a book about another pioneering woman of science, Maria Mitchell.

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Like many About Maria Mitchell and the Sexing of Science. The story of one of America’s first professional astronomers and the changes that led to science being a male-dominated field There are a number of intellectual women from the 19th century whose crucial roles in the philosophical, social, and scientific debates that roiled the era have not been fully them is the astronomer Maria Maria Mitchell and the Sexing of Science: An Astronomer among the American Romantics Renée Bergland is the author of Maria Mitchell and the Sexing of Science ( avg rating, 40 ratings, 7 reviews, published ), Philosophies of Sex (4 Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Maria Mitchell and the Sexing of Science: An Astronomer among the American Romantics by Renée Bergland (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at eBay.

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The Maria Mitchell Association in Nantucket, named in her honor and dedicated to preserving scientific research on the island, operates a natural history museum, an aquarium, a science library, and the Maria Mitchell Observatory. She was ?p= Bergland's "Maria Mitchell and the Sexing of Science: An Astronomer among the American Romantics" - Book Review Authors Joanna Dales, Centre for Postgraduate Quaker Studies, University of The Sexing of Science.

Lowlights of the Presidential Race. The Nantucket Independent highlights the life of native daughter Maria Mitchell, whose life in science is explored in the forthcoming Maria Mitchell and the Sexing of Science by Renée Bergland.

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