By C. V. Burek, B. Higgs
The place have been the ladies in Geology? This booklet is a primary because it unravels the various roles ladies have performed within the heritage and improvement of geology as a technology predominantly within the united kingdom, eire and Australia, and selectively in Germany, Russia and US. the quantity covers the interval from the past due eighteenth century to the current day and indicates how the jobs that girls have performed replaced with time. those incorporated illustrators, museum creditors and curators, educationalists, researchers and geologists. initially as better halves, sisters or moms many have been assistants to their male family members. This ebook appears in any respect those forgotten girls and for the 1st time historians and scientists jointly discover the contribution they made to this male-dominated topic. There are person profiles on striking girls: Catherine Raisin, Dorothea Bate, Cuviers daughters, Grace Prestwich, Annie Greenly, Nancy Kirk, Margaret Crosfield, Ethel Skeat, Maria Ogivlie Gordon, Marie Stopes, Anne Phillips, Muriel Arber and Etheldred Bennett. Pulling jointly this vast learn exposed universal matters and generated emergent topics. The Editors have introduced this new examine jointly below those subject matters and attempted to respond to the query the place have been the ladies in Geology? They pass directly to speak about how those position types might be appropriate to modern society.
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