Feminine Ingenuity: Women and Invention in America

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"What useful things have American women conceived of and developed that have contributed to the progress of technology, science, and engineering?" Raise that question, even among educated feminists of the 1990s, and you are likely to be met with a fumbling for names. Raise it among the skeptics of women's creative talents and they will reply "Where, after all, is the historical record?" "In the Patent Office," replies historian Anne L. Macdonald, author of Feminine Ingenuity. In her engaging and meticulously researched ...

Feminine Ingenuity: Women and Invention in America 1994, Ballantine, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780345383143

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