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Evolution and Religion in American Education

David E. Long

Evolution and Religion in American Education

An Ethnography

by David E. Long

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Published by Springer Science+Business Media B.V. in Dordrecht .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Science,
  • Evolution (Biology),
  • Education,
  • Religion and education,
  • Study and teaching

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby David E. Long
    SeriesCultural Studies of Science Education -- 4
    ContributionsSpringerLink (Online service)
    The Physical Object
    Format[electronic resource] :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25546002M
    ISBN 109789400718074, 9789400718081


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