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Fundamentalists and Extremists

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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.
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Product Details

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

Table of Contents

Pt. I Overview of the Topic
Ch. 1 Issues in Fundamentalism in Extremism 3
Ch. 2 The Law and Fundamentalism and Extremism 55
Ch. 3 Chronology 89
Ch. 4 Biographical Listing 109
Ch. 5 Glossary 123
Pt. II Guide to Further Research
Ch. 6 How to Research Fundamentalism and Extremism 131
Ch. 7 Annotated Bibliography 143
Ch. 8 Organizations and Agencies 193
Pt. III Appendices
App. A Tennessee v. John T. Scopes (1925) 205
App. B Brown v. Board of Education, 347 U.S. 483 (1954) 232
App. C Roe v. Wade, 410 U.S. 113 (1973) 236
Index 245
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