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A Devotion to Their Science Pioneer Women of Radioactivity

By: Rayner-Canham, Marelene F. & Geoffrey W. Rayner-Canham

Price: $17.25

Publisher: Montreal, Mcgill Queens Univ Pr: 1997

Seller ID: 16499

ISBN: 0773516425

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


Only slight wear to card covers ; A bright, solid book, text unmarked.; 8.98 X 5.98 X 0.94 inches; 307 pages; This work includes biographical essays on 23 women who worked in atomic science during the first two decades of the 20th century, including Marie Curie, Lise Meitner, Irene Joliot-Curie, and a host of lesser-known women scientists whose life stories have never before been told. The biographies highlight the lives and work of these women, noting their contributions and the challenges they faced and overcame. Taken together the essays record their collective experiences, highlighting the... View more info