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, (electronic book)

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

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Hidden figures : the American dream and the untold story of the Black women mathematicians who helped win the space race
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Hidden figures
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the American dream and the untold story of the Black women mathematicians who helped win the space race
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Margot Lee Shetterly
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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
DLC
Dewey number
510.92/520973
Index
index present
Intended audience
  • Adult
  • Adult
Intended audience source
  • Brodart
  • Brodart
LC call number
QA27.5
LC item number
.L44 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Target audience
adult
Hidden figures : the American dream and the untold story of the Black women mathematicians who helped win the space race, Margot Lee Shetterly, (electronic book)
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Hidden figures : the American dream and the untold story of the Black women mathematicians who helped win the space race, Margot Lee Shetterly, (electronic book)
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Includes bibliographical references (pages [319]-328) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
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
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First edition.
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1 online resource
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online
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9780062363619
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remote
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  • 1259818
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