The Columbine School Shooting (Perspectives on Modern World History) (Library Binding)

The Columbine School Shooting (Perspectives on Modern World History) By Louise I. Gerdes (Editor) Cover Image
By Louise I. Gerdes (Editor)


This essential volume explores many aspects of the Columbine school shootings in April, 1999. Topics covered include the historical and cultural background leading up to and following the massacre. Readers will evaluate the issues surrounding Columbine, such as the role of bullying at the high school, the shootings as a symbol of a greater culture of violence, and the impact of gun laws on the accessibility of weapons for senior students Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold. Personal narratives are also featured, including Columbine high school seniors writing about the impact of the event on their lives, and a journalist looking back at the event that he covered years earlier.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780737757880
ISBN-10: 0737757884
Publisher: Greenhaven Publishing
Publication Date: June 27th, 2012
Pages: 208
Language: English
Series: Perspectives on Modern World History