Fundamentalists and Extremists

Fundamentalists and Extremists

by Douglas Long, Doug Long
     
 

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School Library Journal
Gr 9 Up-This well-documented work accomplishes what it sets out to do: to be a "first-stop research source." In his introduction, Long spells out the difference between fundamentalism and extremism. The author then traces the history of both subjects, followed by a chronology of key events. An overview of key court cases and paragraph-length entries on important figures are also included. The next section provides hints on how and where to look for more information, a lengthy annotated bibliography, and lists of organizations and agencies. Part three excerpts from the transcripts of three court cases: the Scopes trial, Brown v. Board of Education, and Roe v. Wade. This overview will answer a number of questions. However, students seeking in-depth information will have to follow through on some of Long's suggestions for further reading.-Elizabeth M. Reardon, McCallie School, Chattanooga, TN Copyright 2003 Reed Business Information.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780816048465
Publisher:
Facts on File, Incorporated
Publication date:
10/28/2002
Series:
Library in a Book Series
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.90(d)
Age Range:
14 - 18 Years

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