By Louise Chipley Slavicek
Ladies Explorers chronicles the lives of six intrepid girls whose starvation for experience and information pressured them on paths of discovery worldwide. Their discoveries not just introduced shops of knowledge on subject matters starting from historic dinosaur fossils to existence in Tibet, but in addition challenged the tested roles of girls of their fields. The daughter of a filthy rich planter, Alexander used her inheritance to fund examine for her passion--the normal sciences. quite a few dinosaur species were named in her honor, and her legacy maintains on the college of California at Berkeley's museum of paleontology, for which Alexander supplied money and donated specimens.
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