Women and Science: Social Impact and Interaction

A contemporary study of Western views on women scientists from 1700 to the present and how the extraordinary accomplishments of these women helped change those views. * Brief biographies of some of the most accomplished women scientists in history, from Maria Merian and Margaret Cavendish to Ruth Hubbard * Primary documents written by women scientists, including reflections of their work and personal lives and discussion of the challenges women scientists have faced