Books tagged: women and technology

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20 Million Leagues Over the Sea
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 133,550. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
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At the end of "The War of the Worlds", the Invaders fell victim to human disease. What happened to the technology -- and the world -- they left behind? Follow the adventures of the spaceship "Thunder Child's Fury", the child of Nemo's ingenuity and Martian cunning, as her crew takes the fight back to Mars. With dark forces aligning against them, will they make it to the Red Planet?
Growing Thick Skin: One Consequence of Discrimination Femspec Double Issue v. 8
Price: $15.00 USD. Words: 9,090. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2014 by Femspec Journal. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
It wasn’t until graduate school that I realized that as a woman my technical aptitude was an issue. I was the first woman in the environmental engineering doctoral program at Michigan Tech University. It was here that I first learned how differently I approached technical problem solving and how that tended to disturb my advisors. Tina Andres is explaining her experience with discrimination.
Letters To America From Communist East Germany
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 2,910. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
I am publishing some of the texts of letters and cards I received from an East German finance student in the years from 1984-1991. As far as I know "Dana" is now living in Berlin, married since 1989. Her letters show a brightness and curiosity about life and culture. A child of socialism, she was deeply curious about life in capitalist America. Yet she felt a duty to produce a child for the state
America's Last Real Home Front
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 48,320. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
Recalling the men, women and kids who conducted America's World War II home front in the greatest mobilization program the world has ever known. Here's how they came from years behind to outproduce the Axis in everything from tanks to bombers, while putting up with higher taxes, shortages, rationing and nearby Uboats. The author also discusses what America must do to ever mobilize that way again