Book ID: CBB000100082

Solitary travelers: Nineteenth-century women's travel narratives and the scientific vocation (2001)


Harper, Lila Marz (Author)

Fairleigh Dickinson Univ. Press

Publication Date: 2001
Physical Details: 277 pp., illus., bibl., index
Language: English

Description Discusses Isabella L. (Isabella Lucy) Bird (1831-1904), Mary Henrietta Kingsley (1862-1900), Mary Wollstonecraft (1759-1797), and Harriet Martineau (1802-1876).

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Review Frawley, Maria H. (2002) Review of "Solitary travelers: Nineteenth-century women's travel narratives and the scientific vocation". Isis: International Review Devoted to the History of Science and Its Cultural Influences (p. 317). unapi

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Authors & Contributors
Ruskin, Steven. W.
Finkelstein, Gabriel W.
Morey, G. B
Roberts, G. W.
Larson, Edward John
Wisnicki, Adrian S
Earth Sciences History: Journal of the History of the Earth Sciences Society
Notes and Records: The Royal Society Journal of the History of Science
Endeavour: Review of the Progress of Science
History of Science
British Journal for the History of Science
Isis: International Review Devoted to the History of Science and Its Cultural Influences
Yale University Press
Wakefield Press
Manchester University Press
CSIRO Publishing
Oxford University Press
Turku Yliopiston Julkaisuja
Travel; exploration
Scientific expeditions
Science and literature
Women in science
Earth sciences
Franklin, John
Herschel, John Frederick William
Schlagintweit, Brothers
Winchell, Newton Horace
Custer, George Armstrong
Baudin, Nicolas
Time Periods
19th century
20th century, early
18th century
20th century
Great Britain
Polar regions
United States
West Africa
Arctic regions
National Maritime Museum (Great Britain)
British Association for the Advancement of Science
Oxford University

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