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

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Subjects: Geologists
Geology--History
Women geologists--Biography
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: London ; Williston, VT : Geological Society, 2007
Series: Geological Society special publication no. 281
LC Classification: Q, QE
Physical Description: viii, 342 p. : ill., ports. ; 26 cm
Additional Authors: Burek, Cynthia V
Higgs, B. (Bettie)
Geological Society of London
Notes: ISBN: 9781862392274
ISBN: 1862392277
Includes bibliographical references and index
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 Raison) 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 and 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 and M.E. Spencer Jones -- The historical problems of travel for women undertaking geological fieldwork / C.V. Burek and M. Kolbl-Ebert -- Great Expectations: Florence Bascom (1842-1945) and the education of early US women geologists / R.M. Clary and J.H. Wandersee -- The role of women in the history of geological studies in Ireland / B. Higgs and P.N. Wyse Jackson -- The role of British and German women in early 19th century geology - a comparative assessment / M. Kolbl-Ebert -- Invincible but mostly invisible: Australian women's contribution to geology and palaeontology / S. Turner --
OCLC Number: 156812773
ISBN/ISSN: 9781862392274
1862392277