Journals Higher Education

$36.95

Hardcover

03 December 2012

312 Pages | 10b&w

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199732593


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I Died for Beauty

Dorothy Wrinch and the Cultures of Science

Marjorie Senechal

  • The first biography of the complex and fascinating Dorothy Wrinch
  • Portrays a woman who was learned, restless, imperious, exacting, critical, witty, and kind
  • lluminates the subtler prejudices Wrinch faced as a feisty woman and the puzzling roles of beauty and truth
  • Enriched with details from the author's personal relationship with Wrinch
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