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The wave [electronic resource] / Todd Strasser.

Strasser, Todd. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9780307979131 (electronic bk.)
  • ISBN: 030797913X (electronic bk.)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource.
  • Edition: 1st Ember ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Ember, c2013.

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General Note: "The classroom experiment that went too far"--Cover.
"This work is a novelization of a teleplay by Johnny Dawkins based on a short story by Ron Jones"--t.p. verso.
"The Wave is based on a true incident that occurred in a high school history class in Palo Alto, California, in 1969"--Foreword.
Summary, etc.: When history teacher Ben Ross starts a classroom experiment, with the intention of showing students the processes behind social control in Nazi Germany, things get out of hand and the power of group pressure becomes a frightening reality.
Source of Description Note: Description based on print version record.
Subject: Social control > Fiction.
Social pressure > Fiction.
Group identity > Fiction.
High school students > Fiction.
High schools > Fiction.
Authoritarianism > Fiction.
Violence > Fiction.
History teachers > Fiction.
Genre: Electronic books.

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