Edward J. Larson





Edward J. Larson


Born
in Mansfield, Ohio, The United States
September 21, 1953

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Pulitzer Prize-winning American historian and legal scholar. He is university professor of history and holds the Hugh & Hazel Darling Chair in Law at Pepperdine University. He was formerly Herman E. Talmadge Chair of Law and Richard B. Russell Professor of American History at the University of Georgia.

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Summer for the Gods: The Sc...

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A Magnificent Catastrophe: ...

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The Return of George Washin...

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Evolution: The Remarkable H...

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An Empire of Ice: Scott, Sh...

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The Theory of Evolution: A ...

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Evolution's Workshop: God &...

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Trial & Error: The American...

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Sex, Race, and Science: Eug...

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“Clarence Darrow," the New York Times proclaimed in its lead story, "bearded the lion of Fundamentalism today, faced William Jennings Bryan and a court room filled with believers of the literal word of the Bible and with a hunch of his shoulders and a thumb in his suspenders defied every belief they hold sacred.”
Edward J. Larson, Summer for the Gods: The Scopes Trial & America's Continuing Debate Over Science & Religion

“in government became the principal supporters of the”
Edward J. Larson, The Return of George Washington: 1783-1789

“By the end of 1787, with final results having reached Mount Vernon from three states and favorable reports from many others, Washington exuded optimism about the Constitution. “New England (with the exception of Rhode Island, which seems itself, politically speaking, to be an exception from all that is good) it is believed will chearfully and fully accept it,” Washington wrote to Lafayette in early January.”
Edward J. Larson, The Return of George Washington: 1783-1789

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