The Scopes Trial: A Brief History with Documents (Bedford Series in History and Culture (Palgrave (Firm)).) (Used Book)

$11.00

Primary Author: 

Moran, Jeffrey P.

ISBN: 

9780312249199

Binding Type: 

Paperback

Condition: 

Very Good
About This Copy

Signed Copy?: 

No

Inscribed?: 

No

Ex-Library?: 

No
SKU: 145982

Publication Date: 

03/06/2002

Other Authors: 

Moran, Jeffrey P.

Book Description: 

The Scopes trial shocked America. Tennessee schoolteacher John Scopes brought the question of teaching evolution in schools to every dinner table, and it remains an essential topic in any course on American History, the History of Education, and Religious History. This volume's lively interpretative introduction provides an analysis of the trial and its impact on the moral fiber of the country and the educational system, and examines the race and gender issues that shook out of the debate. The editor has excerpted the crucial exchanges from the trial transcript itself, and includes these along with reactions to the trial, taken from newspaper reports, letters, and magazine articles. Telling political cartoons and evocative photographs add a colorful dimension to this collection, while a chronology of events, questions for consideration, and a bibliography provide strong pedagogical support.

Publisher: 

Bedford/St. Martin's
On Hand: 1
Price: $11.00

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