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Engineering Women : Re-visioning Women's Scientific Achievements and Impacts (Hardcover) (Jill S.
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Packed with fascinating biographical sketches of female engineers, this chronological history of engineering brightens previously shadowy corners of our increasingly engineered world’s recent past. In addition to a detailed description of the diverse arenas encompassed by the word ‘engineering’ and a nuanced overview of the development of the field, the book includes numerous statistics and thought provoking facts about women’s roles in the achievement of thrilling scientific innovations. This text is a unique resource for students launching research projects in engineering and related fields, professionals interested in gaining a broader understanding of how engineering as a discipline has been impacted by events of global significance, and scholars of women’s immense, often obscured, contributions to scientific progress.
Series Title: Women in Engineering and Science
Publisher: Springer Verlag
Author: Jill S. Tietjen
Street Date: October 4, 2016
Item Number (DPCI): 248-35-2348
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