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Alice Hamilton

Definition of the noun alice hamilton

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  1. United States toxicologist known for her work on industrial poisons (1869-1970)
    • lexical domain: People - nouns denoting people
    • synonym of Alice Hamilton: Hamilton
    • instance of: toxicologist = one who studies the nature and effects of poisons and their treatment


  1. Alice Hamilton was the first woman appointed to the faculty of Harvard University and was a leading expert in the field of occupational health. She was a pioneer in the field of toxicology, studying occupational illnesses and the dangerous effects of industrial metals and chemical compounds on the human body.
    • also known as 艾丽斯·汉密尔顿
    • born on (146 years ago) in Fort Wayne, child of Montgomery Hamilton and Gertrude Pond Hamilton
    • nationality: United States of America
    • education:
    • profession: Toxicologist
    • died on (45 years ago) in Hartford
    • written works: "Women At The Hague: The International Congress Of Women And Its Results", "Lead poisoning in the smelting and refining of lead", "Women in the lead industries", "Hygiene of the painters' trade", "Poverty and birth control", "Condemned to life", "Detalles Decorativos", "Furniture Makeovers in a Weekend", "Recent changes in the painters' trade", "Hamilton and Hardy's industrial toxicology", "Meubles et accessoires en un week-end", "Women workers and industrial poisons"
    • award: - Lasker-Bloomberg Public Service Award (Pioneer leader in industrial toxicology: for her contribution to the prevention of occupational diseases and the improvement of workers' health.)
  2. Alice Hamilton a.k.a. Alice Cooke was an actress.


Alice Hamilton, a woman in her twenties who lives with her mother, finds herself in Wonderland after a man she has recently begun dating is kidnapped by the White Rabbit. However, the Queen is not very happy about Alice’s arrival. In the course of her adventure, Alice enlists the help of an array of characters including the resistance fighter Hatter, resistance leader Dodo and the White Knight. Unlike the Alice in Carroll's original stories, the new Alice is a modern, assertive woman and not a young child.

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Google previewThe John Updike Encyclopedia (2000)

by Jack De Bellis

"John Updike's Metaphoric Novels"; Alice Hamilton and Kenneth Hamilton, " Metamorphosis through Art: John Updike's 'Bech: A Book' "; Robert Detweiler, " Updike's Couples: Eros Demythologized"; Larry Taylor, "The Wide- hipped Wife and ...

Google previewAmerica Goes Green: An Encyclopedia of Eco-Friendly Culture in the United States [3 volumes] (2012)

An Encyclopedia of Eco-Friendly Culture in the United States by Kim Kennedy White

Exploring the Dangerous Trades: The Autobiography of Alice Hamilton, MD. Boston: Northeastern University Press. Harding, W. 1992. The Days of Henry Thoreau. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press. Hatch, Alden.

Google previewThe Oxford Encyclopedia of American Business, Labor, and Economic History (2013)

by Melvyn Dubofsky

Against this pattern of disregard, the pioneering early twentieth-century investigations by the Chicago physician Alice Hamilton, a resident of Jane Addams's Hull House, stand out as exceptional. Within working-class culture, vernacular ...

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When employers tell me they prefer married men, and encourage their men to have homes of their own, because it makes them so much steadier, I wonder if they have any idea of all that that implies. (Alice Hamilton)
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