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The Resource Summer for the Gods : the Scopes trial and America's continuing debate over science and religion, Edward J. Larson

Summer for the Gods : the Scopes trial and America's continuing debate over science and religion, Edward J. Larson

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Summer for the Gods : the Scopes trial and America's continuing debate over science and religion
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Summer for the Gods
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the Scopes trial and America's continuing debate over science and religion
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Edward J. Larson
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Summer for the gods
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the Scopes trial and Americas continuing debate over science and religion
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eng
Summary
Draws from new archival material, as well as historical and legal analysis to examine the many facets of the Scopes trial of 1925 in which the American Civil Liberties Union challenged a controversial Tennessee law banning the teaching of evolution in public schools, and considers the impact of that trial on the continuing debate between religion and science
Summary
Provides a modern perspective on the legal and historical influence of the 1925 Scopes trial, the landmark case about teaching evolution in the classroom
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Award
Pulitzer Prize for History, 1998.
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Pulitzer Prize, History, 1998.
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154859
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DLC
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345.73/0288
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illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
KF224.S3
LC item number
L37 1997
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1540
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non fiction
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bibliography
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adult
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the Scopes trial and America's continuing debate over science and religion
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Summer for the Gods : the Scopes trial and America's continuing debate over science and religion, Edward J. Larson
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 267-305) and index
Contents
pt. I. Before... -- 1. Digging up controversy -- 2. Government by the people -- 3. In defense of individual liberty -- pt. II. ...during... -- 4. Choosing sides -- 5. Jockeying for position -- 6. Preliminary rounds -- 7. The trial of the century -- pt. III. ...and after -- 8. The end of an era -- 9. Retelling the tale -- 10. Distant echoes
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82169
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
x, 318 p.
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9780465075096
Lccn
97009648
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  • (OCoLC)ocm36430743
  • (OCoLC)36430743
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Summer for the Gods : the Scopes trial and America's continuing debate over science and religion, Edward J. Larson
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 267-305) and index
Contents
pt. I. Before... -- 1. Digging up controversy -- 2. Government by the people -- 3. In defense of individual liberty -- pt. II. ...during... -- 4. Choosing sides -- 5. Jockeying for position -- 6. Preliminary rounds -- 7. The trial of the century -- pt. III. ...and after -- 8. The end of an era -- 9. Retelling the tale -- 10. Distant echoes
Control code
82169
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
x, 318 p.
Isbn
9780465075096
Lccn
97009648
Other physical details
ill
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm36430743
  • (OCoLC)36430743

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