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By Mary R. S. Creese,Thomas M. Creese

The first quantity of Ladies within the Laboratory supplied a scientific survey and comparability of the paintings of nineteenth-century American and British ladies in clinical study. spouse volumes taken with ladies scientists from Western Europe and the previous British colonial territories of South Africa, Australia, New Zealand, and Canada.

In women within the Laboratory IV, Mary R.S. Creese expands her scope to incorporate the contributions of nineteenth-century girls of Imperial Russia. lots of those ladies believed that technology used to be the main to social development, and the nice advances in clinical research—work within which Russians had major roles—made medical education particularly beautiful. that includes biographical sketches of greater than a hundred and twenty girls, this quantity covers members whose medical examine encompassed medication, chemistry, zoology, botany, and paleontology. equipped into chapters by way of box, the entries supply information about the private backgrounds in addition to expert achievements of those striking girls.

A well-organized mix of person lifestyles tales and quantitative details, this quantity is for everybody drawn to 19th century technology. The tales of those ladies make for attention-grabbing studying and function a important resource in case you are looking to examine extra concerning the background of ladies in technological know-how and drugs in addition to nineteenth-century Russian heritage.

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