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**Books**

L S Grinstein and P J Campbell (eds.), *Women of Mathematics* (Westport, Conn., 1987),

D H Kennedy, *Little sparrow : a portrait of Sophia Kovalevsky* (London, 1983).

S V Kovalevskaia, *A Russian childhood: Sofya Kovalevskaya* (New York, 1987).

A H Koblitz, *A Convergence of Lives. Sofia Kovalevskaia: Scientist, Writer, Revolutionary* (Boston, 1983).

**Articles**

M Gray, Women in Mathematics, *American Mathematical Monthly*, Volume 79, Issue 5 (May, 1972), 475-479.

M Gray, The Mathematical Education of Women, *American Mathematical Monthly*, Volume 84, Issue 5 (May, 1977), 374-377.

E H Luchins, Women and Mathematics: Fact and Fiction, *American Mathematical Monthly*, Volume 88, Issue 6 (June-July, 1981), 413-419.

P C Kenschaft, Black Women in Mathematics in the United States, *American Mathematical Monthly*, Volume 88, Issue 8 (October, 1981), 592-604.

S A Antman A Convergence of Lives. Sofia Kovalevskaia: Scientist, Writer, Revolutionary (review), *American Mathematical Monthly*, Volume 93, Issue 2 (February, 1986), 139-144.

M McNeil, Men rule maths, but that is not OK (review), *New Scientist* (11th April 1992), 41

Various, Women in Mathematics, *Notices of the American Mathematical Society*, Volume 38, Issue 7, September 1991.

L Adams, Girls have boys beat by the age of 3, *Sunday Times* (11th March 2001)

J Booth & S Bisset, Soccer's textbook translation helps children score at maths, Daily Telegraph (21st April 2001)

C Jones, Boys outshine girls in maths, physics, *The Age, Melbourne Australia* (26th February 1998)

J Walshie, Girls' maths success adds up to a whole new trend, *Irish Independent* (26th May 2000)

**Internet Resources**

MacTutor History of Mathematics

Biographies of Women Mathematicians Website

R Cooke, The Life of S V Kovalevskaya

Enabling Environment for the Empowerment of Adolescent Girls

ScienceNet, Are boys smarter then girls?

M A Vitulli, *Are Women Getting All the Jobs*?

Women & Academia (and various links from this page)

Virginia Woolf, "*A Room of One's Own*"

Women in Mathematics (and various links from this page)

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