The Scopes Trial

Author: Jeffrey P. Moran
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 9780312294267
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Uses previously unpublished documents to provide an introduction to the 1925 Scopes trial, the landmark case about teaching evolution in the classroom.

Jerry Falwell And The Rise Of The Religious Right

Author: Matthew Avery Sutton
Publisher: Bedford/St. Martin's
ISBN: 9781457611100
Size: 45.29 MB
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In his introductory essay, Matthew Avery Sutton traces Falwell’s politicization and rise to celebrity status, using Falwell as a lens through which to view the larger movement.

Summer For The Gods

Author: Edward J. Larson
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 0786721936
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For this edition, Larson has added a new preface that assesses the state of the battle between creationism and evolution, and points the way to how it might potentially be resolved.

American Genesis

Author: Jeffrey P. Moran
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 019991348X
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In American Genesis, Jeffrey P. Moran explores the ways in which the evolution debate has reverberated beyond the confines of state legislatures and courthouses.

John Brown S Raid On Harpers Ferry

Author: Jonathan Earle
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 9780312392802
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Jonathan Earle’s volume presents Brown as neither villain nor martyr, but rather as a man whose deeply held abolitionist beliefs gradually evolved to a point where he saw violence as inevitable.

The Trials Of Laura Fair

Author: Carole Haber
Publisher: UNC Press Books
ISBN: 1469607581
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Trials of Laura Fair: Sex, Murder, and Insanity in the Victorian West

Monkey Business

Author: Marvin N. Olasky
Publisher: B&H Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780805431575
Size: 58.73 MB
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Describes the famous 1925 courtroom showdown of William Jennings Bryan and Clarence Darrow over the teaching of evolution in public schools, and points out details and discrepancies that have not come to light until recently.

Baad Bitches And Sassy Supermamas

Author: Stephane Dunn
Publisher: University of Illinois Press
ISBN: 9780252091049
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"Baad Bitches" and Sassy Supermamas also engages blaxploitation's impact and lingering aura in contemporary hip-hop culture as suggested by its disturbing gender politics and the "baad bitch daughters" of Foxy Brown and Cleopatra Jones, ...

Great Expectations

Author: Elaine Tyler May
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 9780226511702
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During the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, the divorce rate in the United States rose by a staggering 2,000 percent. To understand this dramatic rise, Elaine Tyler May studied over one thousand detailed divorce cases.