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Femininity, Mathematics and Science, 1880–1914

  • Claire G. Jones
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Introduction

Through the prism of gender, this text explores the contrasting cultures and practice of mathematics and science and asks how they impacted on women. Claire Jones assesses nineteenth-century ideas about women's intellect, femininity and masculinity, and assesses how these attitudes shaped women's experiences as students and practitioners.

Keywords

gender society women

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  • Claire G. Jones
    • 1
  1. 1.University of LiverpoolUK

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