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Adelaide: early years

John Jenkin

in William and Lawrence Bragg, Father and Son: The Most Extraordinary Collaboration in Science

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199235209
eISBN:
9780191715631
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199235209.003.0005
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

William's travel diary of early 1886 and his introduction to Adelaide and South Australia, especially to the large Todd family and their sixteen-year-old daughter, Gwendoline, begin this chapter. The ... More


Front-rank research: alpha particles

John Jenkin

in William and Lawrence Bragg, Father and Son: The Most Extraordinary Collaboration in Science

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199235209
eISBN:
9780191715631
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199235209.003.0011
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

Willie remembered a happy home and uninhibited holidays in the new century. Asked to give the presidential address for Section A of the 1904 meeting of the AAAS, William reviewed the new physics of ... More


Goodbye Australia!

John Jenkin

in William and Lawrence Bragg, Father and Son: The Most Extraordinary Collaboration in Science

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199235209
eISBN:
9780191715631
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199235209.003.0014
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

An English offer became inevitable: William accepted the physics chair at Leeds, Willie would take the Mathematical Tripos at Cambridge, Bob would go to Oundle School, and Gwendy would keep her ... More


Elementary Education, Basic Economics

Marcel Chotkowski Lafollette

in Science on American Television: A History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226921990
eISBN:
9780226922010
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226922010.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the challenges faced by early attempts to teach science for elementary education through television in the United States, explaining that the use of open-circuit television ... More


Becoming a Black Woman's Historian

Darlene Clark Hine

in Telling Histories: Black Women Historians in the Ivory Tower

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832011
eISBN:
9781469604763
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807889121_white.6
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter focuses on Darlene Clark Hine and her induction as a fellow into the American Academy of Arts and Sciences (AAAS) on October 6, 2006. This came as a pleasant surprise for Hine, as she ... More


Introduction: Institutionalization and the Crisis of Representation

Mark Chiang

in The Cultural Capital of Asian American Studies: Autonomy and Representation in the University

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814717004
eISBN:
9780814790014
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814717004.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the development of Asian American studies, highlighting particularly the conflict that erupted within the Association for Asian American Studies ... More


Successful African American Young Women and Their Families

Freeman A. Hrabowski, Kenneth I. Maton, Monica Greene, and Geoffrey L. Greif

in Title Pages

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195126426
eISBN:
9780197561362
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195126426.003.0004
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

When we read or hear about young African American women in our society, we usually find that the emphasis is on problems—from welfare and teenage pregnancy to violence and drugs. Rarely do the ... More


Next Steps

Jeannette Brown

in African American Women Chemists

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199742882
eISBN:
9780197563038
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199742882.003.0013
Subject:
Chemistry, History of Chemistry

This book covers the stories of African American women chemists who entered the field before the civil rights era or shortly thereafter. The women in this book were swimming against the tide. They ... More


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