On Her Own Terms: Annie Montague Alexander and the Rise of Science in the American West

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Acknowledgments Introduction 1. Samuel Alexander and Henry Baldwin 2. Life in Oakland 3. A Passion for Paleontology 4. Africa, 1904 5. Meeting C. Hart Merriam 6. Alaska, 1906 7. Meeting Joseph Grinnell 8. Founding a Museum of Vertebrate Zoology 9. An Unusual Collaboration 10. Louise and Prince William Sound 11. Support for Paleontology 12. Hearst, Sather, Flood 13. Innisfail Ranch 14. Vancouver Island and the Trinity Alps 15. The Team of Alexander and Kellogg 16. From "A Friend of the University" 17. Founding a Museum of Paleontology 18. A Restless Decade 19. Europe, 1923 20. The Temple Tour 21. The "Amoeba Treatment" 22. Fieldwork--The Later Years 23. Saline Valley 24. The End of an Era 25. Hawaii--"My Only Real Home" 26. The Switch to Botany 27. Baja California--Tres mujeres sin miedo 28. Investing in the Future 29. An Enduring Legacy Epilogue Appendix Notes Index
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The biography of Annie Alexander (1867-1950), an adventurous, independent woman, amateur naturalist, intrepid collector of mammals and fossils, she was the founder and patron of two natural history museums at the UC, Berkeley, and remains an inspiration to all women, especially those in science.
Autor: Barbara R. Stein
From 1985 to 2000, Barbara R. Stein was Curatorial Associate and Researcher at the Museum of Vertebrate Zoology at the University of California, Berkeley. Her book about Alexander grew out of a 1994 symposium on the history of women at the Berkeley campus.

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Autor: Barbara R. Stein
ISBN-13 :: 9780520227262
ISBN: 0520227263
Erscheinungsjahr: 01.10.2001
Verlag: UNIV OF CALIFORNIA PR
Gewicht: 721g
Seiten: 380
Sprache: Englisch
Sonstiges: Buch, 236x163x31 mm
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