Girls Who Looked Under Rocks: The Lives of Six Pioneering Naturalists

by Jeannine Atkins

Paperback, 2000

Status

Available

Barcode

7286

Publication

Dawn Pubns (2000), 63 pages

Description

Brief biographies of 6 woman naturalists from the 17th to 21st centuries: Maria Sibylla Merian, Anna Botsford Comstock, Frances Hamerstrom, Rachel Carson, Miriam Rothschild, and Jane Goodall.

Original language

English

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These six female naturalists were really fascinating to me, even though I'd only heard a bit about a couple of them. They were pioneers in their fields, looking at things a different way, perhaps, because they were not immediately accepted into mainstream, male dominated science. This book talks
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about their personal histories and how they shaped their studies of nature. The women profiled are: Maria Sibylla Merian, Anna Botsford Comstock, Frances Hamerstrom, Rachel Carson, Miriam Rothschild, and Jane Goodall.
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Rating

½ (9 ratings; 4.6)
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