PROFILES IN HISTORY
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The Death of Socrates

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HARDCOVER

$19.95 • £15.95 • €18.00

ISBN 9780674026834

Publication Date: 10/15/2007

Short

256 pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

18 halftones

Profiles in History

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Emily Wilson is Professor of Classical Studies, University of Pennsylvania. She is the translator of The Odyssey and author of Mocked with Death: Tragic Overliving from Sophocles to Milton.

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While astronomer Vera Rubin made significant contributions to our understanding of dark matter and championed the advancement of women in science, she is not that well known outside of the scientific community. HUP Executive Editor for Science, Janice Audet, spoke with Jacqueline Mitton, coauthor of Vera Rubin: A Life, about Rubin’s remarkable life and work and the writing of the book