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The 21st-century woman scientist

Esther Githanji-Mwangi

The 21st-century woman scientist

from girl-student to woman-scientist

by Esther Githanji-Mwangi

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  • 23 Currently reading

Published by ICIPE Science Press in [Nairobi] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Women in science.,
  • Science -- Vocational guidance.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 75).

    Other titlesTwentyfirst-century woman scientist
    StatementEsther Githanji-Mwangi.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQ130 .G58 1998
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 79 p. ;
    Number of Pages79
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL527725M
    ISBN 109290641185
    LC Control Number98982648
    OCLC/WorldCa40521607

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