Lies My Teacher Told Me Everything Your American History Text Book Got Wrong by James W. Loewen
  

Lies My Teacher Told Me Everything Your American History Text Book Got Wrong

Written by James W. Loewen

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Terry Jones, March Guest Editor, on Lies My Teacher Told Me:

"This is how history ought to be. It sets out to look at how American history text books, that are used in schools, measure up to what historians understand, and comes to the conclusion that history simply isn’t taught in schools. Fabrication, legend and fable replace whatever expert opinion holds, and thus Columbus discovered America and was a great man, the Founding Fathers colonized a wilderness, instead of a cultivated land with an indigenous population, Woodrow Wilson was a hero and racial prejudice has never been an element of American society. Lies My Teacher Told Me is history as it ought to be: iconoclastic, irreverent and something else beginning with 'i'."

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Lies My Teacher Told Me Everything Your American History Text Book Got Wrong by James W. Loewen

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Format

Hardback

Author

James W. Loewen
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Publisher

The New Press

Publication date

8th April 2008

ISBN

9781595583260

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