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The Resource Hidden figures : the American dream and the untold story of the Black women mathematicians who helped win the space race, Margot Lee Shetterly, (large print)

Hidden figures : the American dream and the untold story of the Black women mathematicians who helped win the space race, Margot Lee Shetterly, (large print)

Label
Hidden figures : the American dream and the untold story of the Black women mathematicians who helped win the space race
Title
Hidden figures
Title remainder
the American dream and the untold story of the Black women mathematicians who helped win the space race
Statement of responsibility
Margot Lee Shetterly
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
BTCTA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Shetterly, Margot Lee
Dewey number
510.92/520973
Index
no index present
LC call number
QA27.5
LC item number
.L44 2016b
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States
  • Women mathematicians
  • African American women
  • African American mathematicians
  • Space race
Label
Hidden figures : the American dream and the untold story of the Black women mathematicians who helped win the space race, Margot Lee Shetterly, (large print)
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [525]-543)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A door opens -- Mobilization -- Past is prologue -- The double V -- Manifest destiny -- War birds -- The duration -- Those who moved forward -- Breaking 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
Control code
sky283834836
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
First HarperLuxe edition.
Extent
xxiv, 543 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9780062466440
Isbn Type
(paperback : large print)
Lccn
bd 16265105
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
hn 01/18
Label
Hidden figures : the American dream and the untold story of the Black women mathematicians who helped win the space race, Margot Lee Shetterly, (large print)
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [525]-543)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A door opens -- Mobilization -- Past is prologue -- The double V -- Manifest destiny -- War birds -- The duration -- Those who moved forward -- Breaking 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
Control code
sky283834836
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
First HarperLuxe edition.
Extent
xxiv, 543 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9780062466440
Isbn Type
(paperback : large print)
Lccn
bd 16265105
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
hn 01/18

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