Limit search to items available for checkout
Title Trying biology : the Scopes trial, textbooks, and the antievolution movement in American schools / Adam R. Shapiro.
Imprint Chicago : The University of Chicago Press, 2013.


 Main Stacks  QH362 .S53 2013    AVAILABLE
Description 193 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (pages 169-188) and index.
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.
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 origin 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.