Patricia Fara, 'Pandora’s Breeches' (Pimlico, 2004)
Patricia Fara, 'Newton: The Making of a Genius' (2004)
Patricia Fara, 'Scientists Anonymous: Great Stories of Women in Science' (Cambridge: Icon Books, 2005)
Karen O’Brien, 'Women and Enlightenment in Eighteenth-Century Britain' (2009)
Caroline Merchant, 'The Death of Nature' (1980)
Ruth Bleier, ed., 'Feminist Approaches to Science' (1986)
Londa Schiebinger, 'The Mind Has No Sex?' (1989)
Londa Schiebinger, 'Nature’s Body: Gender in the Making of Modern Science' (1993)
Sandra Harding, 'Whose Science? Whose Knowledge?: Thinking from Women’s Lives' (1991)
Evelyn Fox Keller, 'Reflections on Gender and Science' (1985)
Thomas Laqueuer, 'Making Sex: Body and Gender from the Greeks to Freud' (1990)
Muriel Lederman and Ingrid Bartsch, eds, 'The Gender and Science Reader' (2001)
Ann B. Shteir, 'Cultivating Women, Cultivating Science: Flora’s Daughters and Botany in England, 1760-1860' (1996)
Mary Wyer, et al, eds, 'Women, Science and Technology: A Reader in Feminist Science Studies' (2001)
Samantha George, 'Botany, Sexuality and Women's Writing, 1760-1830' (2007)
Judith P. Zinsser, 'Emilie du Chatelet: Daring Genius of the Enlightenment' (2007)
Ruth Watts, 'Women in Science: A Social and Cultural History' (2007)
Erica Harth, 'Cartesian Women: Versions and Subversions of Rational Discourse in the Old Regime' (1992)
Roy Porter, ed., 'The Cambridge History of Science', volume 4 "Eighteenth-Century Science" (2003)
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