Maria Mitchell and the Sexing of Science: An Astronomer Among the American Romantics

by

Write The First Customer Review

New England blossomed in the nineteenth century, producing a crop of distinctively American writers along with distinguished philosophers and jurists, abolitionists and scholars. A few of the female stars of this era-Emily Dickinson, Margaret Fuller, and Susan B. Anthony, for instance-are still appreciated, but there are a number of intellectual women whose crucial roles in the philosophical, social, and scientific debates that roiled the era have not been fully examined. Among them is the astronomer Maria Mitchell. She ...

Maria Mitchell and the Sexing of Science: An Astronomer Among the American Romantics 2008, Beacon Press (MA), Boston, MA

ISBN-13: 9780807021422

Hardcover

Select