Headstrong: 52 women who changed science--and the world
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Published:
New York : Broadway Books, [2015].
Format:
Book
Edition:
First edition.
Physical Desc:
xiv, 273 pages ; 21 cm
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780553446791, 0553446797, 0553446797, 9780553446791 (pbk.)

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Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description
"Covering Nobel Prize winners and major innovators, as well as lesser-known but hugely significant scientists who influence our every day, Rachel Swaby's ... profiles span centuries of courageous thinkers and illustrate how each one's ideas developed, from their first moment of scientific engagement through the research and discovery for which they're best known"--Page 4 of cover.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Swaby, R. (2015). Headstrong: 52 women who changed science--and the world. First edition. New York: Broadway Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Swaby, Rachel. 2015. Headstrong: 52 Women Who Changed Science--and the World. New York: Broadway Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Swaby, Rachel, Headstrong: 52 Women Who Changed Science--and the World. New York: Broadway Books, 2015.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Swaby, Rachel. Headstrong: 52 Women Who Changed Science--and the World. First edition. New York: Broadway Books, 2015. Print.

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