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Introduction

Myra B. Young Armstead

in Freedom's Gardener: James F. Brown, Horticulture, and the Hudson Valley in Antebellum America

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814705100
eISBN:
9780814707920
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814705100.003.0011
Subject:
History, African-American History

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the book's main themes. This book offers an account of the life of James Francis Brown (1793–1868) based on the diary he kept from 1829 to 1866. What ... More


The Gender Gap in Patents

Sue V. Rosser

in Breaking into the Lab: Engineering Progress for Women in Science

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814776452
eISBN:
9780814771525
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814776452.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter explores the data that reveal that in all countries, across all sectors and in all fields, the percentage of women obtaining patents is less than their male counterparts and also less ... More


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