Women of mathematics : a biobibliographic sourcebook / edited by Louise S. Grinstein and Paul J. Campbell ; with a foreword by Alice Schafer.

Published
  • New York : Greenwood Press 1987
Physical description
xx, 292 pages ; 24 cm
ISBN
  • 0313248494
  • 9780313248498
Notes
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
  • Maria Gaetana Agnesi (1718-1799) / Hubert Kennedy -- Nina Karlovna Bari (1901-1961) / Joan Spetich and Douglas E. Cameron -- Ruth Aaronson Bari (1917- ) / Florence D. Fasanelli -- Dorothy Lewis Bernstein (1914- ) / Ann Moskol -- Gabrielle-Émilie Le Tonnelier de Breteuil, Marquise du Châtelet (1706-1749) / Garry J. Tee -- Gertrude Mary Cox (1900-1978) / Maryjo Nichols -- Käte Fenchel (1905-1983) / Else Høyrup -- Irmgard Flügge-Lotz (1903-1974) / John R. Spreiter and Wilhelm Flügge -- Hilda Geiringer von Mises (1893-1973) / Joan L. Richards -- Sophie Germain (1776-1831) / Mary W. Gray -- Evelyn Boyd Granville (1924- ) / Patricia Clark Kenschaft -- Ellen Amanda Hayes (1851-1930) / Ann Moskol -- Grace Brewster Murray Hopper (1906- ) / Amy C. King with Tina Schalch -- Hypatia (370?-415) / Ian Mueller.
  • Sof'ja Aleksandrovna Janovskaja (1896-1966) / Irving H. Anellis -- Carol Karp (1926-1972) / Judy Green -- Claribel Kendall (1889-1965) / Ruth Rebekka Struik -- Pelageya Yakovlevna Polubarinova-Kochina (1899- ) / George W. Phillips -- Sofia Vasilevna Kovalevskaia (1850-1891) / Ann Hibner Koblitz -- Edna Ernestine Kramer Lassar (1902-1984) / Sally Irene Lipsey -- Christine Ladd -- Franklin (1847-1930) / Judy Green -- Elizaveta Fedorovna Litvinova (1845-1919?) / Ann Hibner Koblitz -- Augusta Ada Lovelace (1815-1852) / Karen D. Rappaport -- Sheila Scott Macintyre (1910-1960) / Florence D. Fasanelli -- Ada Isabel Maddison (1869-1950) / Betsey S. Whitman -- Helen Abbot Merrill (1864-1949) / Claudia Henrion -- Cathleen Synge Morawetz (1923- ) / James D. Patterson -- Hanna Neumann (1914-1971) / M.F. Newman -- Mary Frances Winston Newson (1869-1959) / Betsey S. Whitman.
  • Emmy Noether (1882-1935) / Gottfried E. Noether -- Rózsa Péter (1905-1977) / Hajnal Andréka -- Mina Rees (1902- ) / Phyllis Fox -- Julia Bowman Robinson (1919-1985) / Constance Reid with Raphael M. Robinson -- Mary Ellen Rudin (1924- ) / Rosemary McCroskey Karr, Jaleh Rezaie, and Joel E. Wilson -- Charlotte Angas Scott (1858-1931) / Patricia Clark Kenschaft -- Mary Emily Sinclair (1878-1955) / Laurel G. Sherman -- Mary Fairfax Greig Somerville (1780-1872) / Elizabeth Chambers Patterson -- Pauline Sperry (1885-1967) / Florence D. Fasanelli -- Alicia Boole Stott (1860-1940) / H.S.M. Coxeter -- Olga Taussky-Todd (1906- ) / Edith H. Luchins -- Mary Catherine Bishop Weiss (1930-1966) / Guido Weiss -- Anna Johnson Pell Wheeler (1883-1966) / Louise S. Grinstein and Paul J. Campbell -- Grace Chisholm Young (1868-1944) / Sylvia M. Wiegand.
Related item
Genre
  • Bibliographies.
  • Bibliography
  • Bibliography.
  • Biographies.
  • Biography
  • Biography.
  • text
Language
  • English
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Summary

  • The books contains biographies and bibliographies of some forty leading women mathematicians. The majority of the essays were written by women who are themselves mathematicians. The work explores the barriers that have been faced over the years by the few successful women in higher mathematics.

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