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Author Bergland, Renée L., 1963-

Title Maria Mitchell and the sexing of science [electronic resource] : an astronomer among the American romantics / Renée Bergland.

Imprint Boston : Beacon Press, c2008.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description xviii, 300 p.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 265-283) and index.
Contents Urania's island -- Nantucket Athena -- The sexes of science -- Miss Mitchell's comet -- "A center of rude eyes and tongues" -- The shoulders of giants -- The yankee Corinnes -- A mentor in Florence -- The war years -- Vassar Female College -- No miserable bluestocking -- "Good woman that she is" -- The undevout astronomer -- Retrograde motion -- Urania's inversion.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Mitchell, Maria, 1818-1889.
Women astronomers -- Massachusetts -- Biography.
Astronomers -- Massachusetts -- Biography.
Feminism and science -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Massachusetts -- Intellectual life -- 19th century.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9780807021422 (acid-free paper)
0807021423 (acid-free paper)

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