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Notable women in the life sciences

a biographical dictionary

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Published by Greenwood Press in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Women life scientists -- Biography -- Dictionaries.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Benjamin F. Shearer and Barbara S. Shearer.
    ContributionsShearer, Benjamin F., Shearer, Barbara Smith.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQH26 .N68 1996
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 440 p. :
    Number of Pages440
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL793010M
    ISBN 100313293023
    LC Control Number95025603


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