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Hidden figures : the untold story of the African American women who helped win the space race

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Greenwood PL - Greenwood 510.9252 LEE (Text) 36626103780045 Adult Nonfiction Available -
Waveland Brown Twp PL - Waveland 510.92520973 (Text) 74542000025826 Adult Nonfiction Checked out 10/05/2018

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  • ISBN: 9780008201289
  • Physical Description: xviii, 346 pages ; 24 cm
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  • Publisher: London : William Collins, 2016.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references ([273]-328) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: A Door Opens -- Mobilization -- Past Is Prologue -- The Double V -- Manifest Destiny -- War Birds -- The Duration -- Those Who Moved Forward -- Breaking the Barriers -- Home by the Sea -- The Area Rule -- Serendipity -- Turbulence -- Angle of Attack -- Young, Gifted, and Black -- What a Difference a Day Makes -- Outer Space -- With All Deliberate Speed -- Model Behavior -- Degrees of Freedom -- Out of the Past, the Future -- America Is for Everybody -- To Boldly Go.
Summary, etc.: An account of the previously unheralded but pivotal contributions of NASA's African-American women mathematicians to America's space program describes how they were segregated from their white counterparts by Jim Crow laws in spite of their groundbreaking successes.
Subject: Space race
African American mathematicians Biography
African American women History 20th century Biography
Women mathematicians United States History 20th century Biograhpy
United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration Officials and employees Biography
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