Lies my teacher told me Everything American history textbooks get wrong

James W. Loewen

Book - 2019

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Published
New York : The New Press [2019]
Edition
Young readers' edition
Language
English
Physical Description
xviii, 282 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN
9781620974698
Main Author
James W. Loewen (-)
  • Introduction : Why I wrote this book
  • and other questions answered
  • The problem with making heroes
  • What did Columbus really do?
  • The truth about the first Thanksgiving
  • Through red eyes
  • Invisible racism
  • John Brown, Abraham Lincoln, and invisible idealism
  • The land of opportunity
  • Keeping an eye on the government
  • Seeing no evil in Vietnam
  • The disappearance of the recent past
  • History and the future
  • Does this way of teaching history work?
  • Afterword : The future lies ahead
  • and what to do about them.