On Her Own Terms - Annie Montague Alexander & the Rise of Science in the American West

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ISBN-13:
9780520227262
Einband:
Buch
Erscheinungsdatum:
29.10.2001
Seiten:
400
Autor:
Barbara R. Stein
Gewicht:
721 g
Format:
236x163x31 mm
Sprache:
Englisch
Beschreibung:

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
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.

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