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Summer for the Gods : the Scopes Trial and America's Continuing Debate Over Science and Religion.

Author: Edward J Larson
Publisher: New York : Basic Books, 2008.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Reissued with a new preface: the Pulitzer Prize-winning book that is "quite simply the best book ever written on the Scopes Trial and its place in American history and myth."
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Trials, litigation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Named Person: John Thomas Scopes; John Thomas Scopes; John Thomas Scopes
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Edward J Larson
ISBN: 9780786721931 0786721936 1281605352 9781281605351 9786613786043 6613786047
OCLC Number: 728781445
Language Note: English.
Awards: Pulitzer Prize, History, 1998.
Description: 1 online resource (355 pages)
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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A modern history of the notorious Scopes trial, the case that sparked a debate over teaching evolution that continues to rage today. The text narrates the trial's events, framing it in a broader  Read more...

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