Forgotten women in an extinct saurian (man's) world

@inproceedings{Turner2010ForgottenWI,
  title={Forgotten women in an extinct saurian (man's) world},
  author={S. Turner and C. Burek and R. Moody},
  year={2010}
}
Abstract Despite dinosaurs becoming significant ‘icons’ in our culture, few women have made major contributions to the study of fossil vertebrates, especially reptilian taxonomy, by specializing in the dinosaurs and related ‘saurians’. Most who were involved over the first 150 years were not professional palaeontologists but instead wives, daughters and pure (and usually unpaid) amateurs. Here we salute some 40 of them, showing how some kept alive childhood dreams and others fell into the… Expand
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