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The King's Midwife: A History and Mystery of Madame Du Coudray The King's Midwife : A History and Mystery of Madame Du Coudray
by Nina Rattner Gelbart

Appointed by King Louis XV in 1750 in order to end infant mortality, Madame du Coudray traveled throughout the French countryside, training young peasant women to assist at live births. She invented a life-size obstetrical mannequin to use as a teaching aid.



From Sorceress to Scientist : Biographies of Women Physical Scientists From Sorceress to Scientist : Biographies of Women Physical Scientists (Lives of Women Scientists Ser, Vol 1)
by Nina Rattner Gelbart

The first of two books of designed for science teachers at the secondary level, who want to give their students materials about women scientists. Inlcudes labs, demos, and puzzles to explain the science theories, illustrations of the scientists and 19 carefully researched biographies.



Frankenstein's Daughters: Women Writing Science Fiction Frankenstein's Daughters : Women Writing Science Fiction
by Jane Donawerth

An academic look at how the science fiction genre has treated its women writers, and an analysis of women's sf writings.




Potions to Pulsars : Women Doing Science (True Stories Series)
by Sue Bursztynski

A female mathematician - flayed alive. A woman who rose to be top surgeon in Britain while disguised as a man. The poet's daughter who wrote the first computer program.




Creative Couples in the Sciences (Lives of Women in Science)
by Helena M. Pycior (Editor), Nancy G. Slack (Editor), Pnina G. Abir-Am (Editor)

A collection of essays about the collaborative work of married scientists.

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The Woman Scientist : Meeting the Challenges for a Successful Career
by Clarice M. Yentsch, Carl Sindermann (Contributor)