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Author Berta, Annalisa, author.

Title Rebels, scholars, explorers : women in vertebrate paleontology / Annalisa Berta and Susan Turner
Published Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, [2020]


Description 1 online resource
Contents Chapter 1. Introduction. History of vertebrate paleontology as a science -- Chapter 2. Early Women in Vertebrate Paleontology, 18th to Mid-19th Centuries. Early discoveries and recognition of fossil vertebrates -- Chapter 3. Women in Vertebrate Paleontology, Late 19th to Early 20th Centuries. Taking their place in the professional world -- Chapter 4. Women in Vertebrate Paleontology, mid 20th century (1940-1975). Gaining ground and the beginnings of SVP -- Chapter 5. Women in Vertebrate Paleontology, late 20th to early 21st centuries (1976 to the Present). Coming of age -- Chapter 6. Artists, Preparators, Technicians, Collections Managers, and Outreach Educators -- Chapter 7. Challenges and Opportunities. Women in STEM, Geosciences, and Paleontology
Summary "Not much has been written about the women who have helped define and develop the field of vertebrate paleontology over the last 100 years. The paleontologist coauthors of this book aim to remedy this situation by offering an international collection of compelling stories about the discovery, collection, and study of fossil vertebrates done by women paleontologists"-- Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Women paleontologists -- History
Women in science -- History
Paleontology -- History
Vertebrates, Fossil -- Research -- History
Vertebrates, Fossil -- Research
Women in science
Women paleontologists
Genre/Form History
Form Electronic book
Author Turner, S. (Susan), 1946- author.
ISBN 9781421439716