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Crossing boundaries, building bridges : comparing the history of women engineers 1870s-1990s / edited by Annie Canel, Ruth Oldenziel and Karin Zachmann.

Publication:
Australia : Harwood Academic Publishers, 2000.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (310 p.)
Series:
Studies in the history of science, technology, and medicine ; v. 12.
Studies in the history of science, technology, and medicine ; v. 12
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Subjects:
Women engineers -- Social conditions.
Women in engineering -- History -- 19th century.
Women in engineering -- History -- 20th century.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
These papers provide an investigation of the contribution made by women to the traditionally male-dominated industry of engineering. Women engineers are looked at in an historical context, and from a cross-cultural and socio-economic perspective.
Contents:
Book Cover; Half-Title; Title; Copyright; Contents; List of Illustrations; List of Tables; Foreword: Musings About The Woman Engineer As Muse; Notes on Contributors; Introduction Crossing Boundaries, Building Bridges: Comparing The History of Women Engineers, 1870's–1990's; 1. Multiple-Entry Visas: Gender and Engineering in the US, 1870–1945; 2. 'Am I a Lady or an Engineer?' The Origins of the Women's Engineering Society In Britain, 1918–1940; 3. Educating Men: Women and the Swedish Royal Institute of Technology, 1880–1930
4. A Woman's Challenge: The Petersburg Polytechnic Institute for Women, 1905–1918 5. Maintaining the Walls: Women Engineers at the École Polytechnique Féminine and the Grandes; 6. Precarious Victories: The Entry of Women Into Engineering Studies In Austria, 1900–1945; 7. Women in Army Research: Ambivalent Careers in Nazi Germany; 8. Mobilizing Woman power: Women, Engineers and the East German State in the Cold War; 9. A Pyrrhic Victory: Greek Women's Conquest of a Profession in Crisis
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Canel, Annie.
Oldenziel, Ruth, 1958-
Zachmann, Karin.
ISBN:
1-135-28681-7
1-280-15134-X
9786610151349
0-203-98624-5
OCLC:
475942427
Publisher Number:
10.4324/9780203986240 doi