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The great monkey trial : science versus fundamentalism in America

Author: Tom McGowen; Barbara Silberdick Feinberg
Publisher: New York : Franklin Watts, 1990.
Series: Twentieth century American history book.
Edition/Format:   Book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Examines the Scopes trial concerning the teaching of evolution in public schools, its outcome, and the implications for the continuing debate between evolutionists and creationists.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Named Person: John Thomas Scopes; John Thomas Scopes; John Thomas Scopes
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tom McGowen; Barbara Silberdick Feinberg
ISBN: 0531109658 9780531109656
OCLC Number: 21445977
Description: 110 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Foreword / Stephen Jay Gould --
The historical background of the Scopes Trial --
Setting the stage for the trial --
The champions come forth: The defending and prosecuting attorneys --
The "Monkey Trial" begins --
Moves and countermoves --
A setback for the defense --
The clash of the Titans: Darrow versus Bryan --
The result of the trial and its effect on th nation in modern times.
Series Title: Twentieth century American history book.
Responsibility: Tom McGowen ; foreword by Stephen Jay Gould ; Barbara Silberdick Feinberg, consulting editor.

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Examines the Scopes trial concerning the teaching of evolution in public schools, its outcome, and the implications for the continuing debate between evolutionists and creationists.

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