Monica Green

Monica H. Green

Financial Care Counselor at Duke University

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100 Fuqua Dr, Durham, North Carolina, United States
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Contributor - American Scientist


doctorate - history of science , Princeton University

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What did American and European women use for menstruation in the past? at the Museum of Menstruation and Women's Health

Dr. Monica Green, of the Duke University history department, warned me of this lack of information right before I opened the actual museum, in 1994.
I had written her after seeing her quoted in a New York Times article about ancient contraception.

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Women's History

Monica Green Ph.D., associate professor of history at Duke University

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American Scientist Online - Science Across Cultures

Monica H. GreenScience in Translation: Movements of Knowledge Through Cultures and Time.Scott L. Montgomery. xi + 325 pp.University of Chicago Press, 2000. $28. When she was 29 years old, the 18th-century French aristocrat ?milie du Ch?telet, feeling that her best years were behind her, decided that her intellectual powers were insufficient for genuinely original scientific work (this after she had already produced work on physics and the nature of fire); she would be better off, she felt, turning her energies to the more "mediocre" work of translation.She ended up translating the whole of Newton's Principia from Latin into French, a work that remains, to this day, the only complete French translation of that seminal text in the history of physics.Monica H. Green, Department of History, Duke University

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