History of Science
(10,378 words)

Introduction

Evelyn Fox-Keller’s biography of Barbara McClintock, A Feeling for the Organism: The life and work of Barbara McClintock, in 1983 represented an important point in the history of research about women in science, as well as women and science. McClintock was one of the world’s most distinguished cytogeneticists and had won the Nobel Prize in Physiology or …

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Ragab, Ahmed, “History of Science”, in: Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures, General Editor Suad Joseph. Consulted online on 20 November 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-5309_ewic_COM_00010>
First published online: 2014



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