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The role of women in the history of geology / edited by C. V. Burek and B. Higgs.

Publication:
London : Geological Society, 2007.
Format/Description:
Book
viii, 342 p. : ill., maps, ports., facsims. ; 26 cm.
Series:
Geological Society special publication ; no. 281
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Subjects:
Geologists.
Geology -- History.
Geology -- Women -- Biography.
Contents:
The role of women in the history of geology: an introduction / C.V. Burek and B. Higgs
The role of women in geological higher education - Bedford College, London (Catherine Raisin) and Newnham College, Cambridge, UK / C.V. Burek
Fossil hunters, a cave explorer and a rock analyst: notes on some early women contributors to geology / M.R.S. Creese
The contribution of British women to Carboniferous palaeobotany during the first half of the 20th century / H.E. Fraser & C.J. Cleal
The role of women in British Quaternary Science / J.K. Hart
The quiet workforce: the various roles of women in geological and natural history museums during the early to mid-1900s / P.N. Wyse Jackson & M.E. Spencer Jones
The historical problems of travel for women undertaking geological fieldwork / C.V. Burek & M. Kölbl-Ebert
Great Expectations: Florence Bascom (1842-1945) and the education of early US women geologists / R.M. Clary & J.H. Wandersee
The role of women in the history of geological studies in Ireland / B. Higgs & P.N. Wyse Jackson
The role of British and German women in early 19th century geology: a comparative assessment / M. Kölbl-Ebert
Invincible but mostly invisible: Australian women's contribution to geology and palaeontology / S. Turner
Rediscovering and conserving the Lower Palaeozoic 'treasures' of Ethel Woods (neé Skeat) and Margaret Crosfield in northeast Wales / C.V. Burek & J.A. Malpas
Marie Stopes and the Fern Ledges of Saint John, New Brunswick / H.J. Falcon-Lang & R.F. Miller
Etheldred Benett (1776-1845): the first woman geologist? / S. Laming & D. Laming
Grace Anne Milne (Lady Prestwich): more than an amanuensis? / J.D. Mather & I. Campbell
Anne Phillips: John Phillips's geological companion / N. Morgan
Keeping it in the family: the extraordinary case of Cuvier's daughters / M. Orr
The influential Muriel Arbor: a personal reflection / E. Robinson
A knowledge unique: the life of the pioneering explorer and palaeontologist, Dorothea Bate (1878-1951) / K. Shindler
Maria Matilda Ogilvie Gordon (1864-1939): Scottish researcher in the Alps / M. Wachtler & C.V. Burek
The role of Annie Greenly in the elucidation of the geology of Anglesey / T.P.T. Williams
Nancy Kirk: turning the world of graptolites upside down / A.R. Wyatt.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Burek, Cynthia V.
Higgs, B. (Bettie)
Geological Society of London.
ISBN:
1862392277
9781862392274
OCLC:
156812773