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Searching the Stars by Marilyn Bailey Ogilvie


Searching the Stars by Marilyn Bailey Ogilvie

Written by the international expert on women in science, this, the first biography of Caroline Herschel, the first professional female scientist, reveals the hardships experienced by a woman pursuing a male profession.


[A] fascinating new biography. Young at Heart

About the Author

Marilyn Ogilvie completed her PhD in the history of science at the University of Oklahoma and is currently Professor and Curator of the History of Science Collections there. She is the author of Women in Science: An Annotated Bibliography and Women in Science: Antiquity through the Nineteenth Century.

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Publication date

1st June 2008


Marilyn Bailey Ogilvie

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The History Press Ltd


240 pages


Biography: historical, political & military
Astronomy, space & time



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