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Author Shapiro, Adam R.
Title Trying biology [electronic resource] : the Scopes trial, textbooks, and the antievolution movement in American schools / Adam R. Shapiro.
Publication Info. Chicago : The University of Chicago Press, 2013.
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 Libraries Electronic Books  ELECTRONIC BOOKS-DDA    AVAIL. ONLINE
Description 1 online resource.
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Contents Beyond science and religion: the Scopes trial in historical context -- The textbook trust and state adoption -- Textbooks and their makers: authors, editors, salesmen, and readers -- Civic biology and the origins of the antievolution movement -- How Scopes was framed -- The evolution of the new civic biology -- Biology textbooks in an era of science and religion -- Losing the word: measuring the impact of Scopes.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Perth, W.A. Available via World Wide Web.
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Subject Evolution (Biology) -- Study and teaching -- United States -- History.
Scopes, John Thomas -- Trials, litigation, etc.
Biology -- United States -- Textbooks -- History.
Biology publishing -- United States -- History.
Religion and science -- United States -- History.
Added Author Ebooks Corporation
Related To Original 9780226029450 022602945X (DLC) 2012042417
ISBN 022602959X (electronic bk.)
9780226029597 (electronic bk.)
9780226029450 (cloth : alk. paper)
022602945X (cloth : alk. paper)
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