Wonder Women

Maggs Sam

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Cover Type: Hardcover
Book Condition: As New
Jacket Condition: As New
Publisher: Quirk Books
Publisher Place: Philadelphia
Publisher Year: 2016
Edition: First Edition

Description: 238 pages. Book and Jacket appear to have hardly been read and are both in As new condition throughout.

Publishers Description: A fun and feminist look at forgotten women in science, technology, and beyond, from the bestselling author of THE FANGIRLS GUIDE TO THE GALAXY You may think you know womens history pretty well. But have you ever heard of. . . · Alice Ball, the chemist who developed an effective treatment for leprosyonly to have the credit taken by a man· Mary Sherman Morgan, the rocket scientist whose liquid fuel compounds blasted the first U.S. satellite into orbit· Huang Daopo, the inventor whose weaving technology revolutionized textile production in Chinacenturies before the cotton gin Smart women have always been able to achieve amazing things, even when the odds were stacked against them. In Wonder Women, author Sam Maggs tells the stories of the brilliant, brainy, and totally rad women in history who broke barriers as scientists, engineers, mathematicians, adventurers, and inventors. Plus, interviews with real-life women in STEM careers, an extensive bibliography, and a guide to women-centric science and technology organizationsall to show the many ways the geeky girls of today can help to build the future. Table of Contents:Women of ScienceWomen of MedicineWomen of EspionageWomen of InnovationWomen of Adventure

ISBN: 9781594749254

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