Feminine Ingenuity: Women and Invention in America

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"Written with clarity and a lively eye both for detail and for the progress of feminism in the United States." SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE In this fascinating study of American women inventors, historian Anne Macdonald shows how creative, resourceful, and entrepreneurial women helped to shatter the ancient stereotypes of mechanically inept womanhood. In presenting their stories, Anne Macdonald's thorough research in patent archives and her engaging use of period magazine, journals, lectures, records from major fairs and ...

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

ISBN-13: 9780345383143

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