Searching the Stars

Searching the Stars

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Written by the international expert on women in science, this, the first biography of Caroline Herschel, the first professional female scientist, reveals the hardships experienced by a woman pursuing a male profession.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 240 pages
  • 124 x 192 x 22mm | 258.55g
  • The History Press Ltd
  • Stroud, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Annotated
  • Annotated edition
  • 20
  • 0752442775
  • 9780752442778
  • 1,720,866

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"[A] fascinating new biography." Young at Heart"show more

About Marilyn Bailey Ogilvie

Marilyn Ogilvie completed her PhD in the history of science at the University of Oklahoma and is currently Professor and Curator of the History of Science Collections there. She is the author of Women in Science: An Annotated Bibliography and Women in Science: Antiquity through the Nineteenth Century.show more

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