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Teaching what really happened : how to avoid the tyranny of textbooks and get students excited about doing history / James W. Loewen.

Loewen, James W. (Author).

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  • 4 of 5 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Fulton Co PL - Rochester Main Library 973 LOE (Text) 33187002831986 Nonfiction Available -
Mooresville PL - Mooresville 973 LOE (Text) 37323005283158 NONFIC Checked out 05/01/2018
Spencer Co PL - Grandview Branch 973 Loe (Text) 70741300101455 Adult NonFiction Available -
 Memory: Memory of Bill Kirk given by Harold & Georgia Banks and their family. January 2012 [ CLH 2012-01-10 @ SPCPLRP ]
Westfield Washington PL - Westfield 973 Loewen (Text) 78292000296287 Adult Non-Fiction Book Collection Available -
Zionsville PL - Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Branch 973 LOEWEN (Text) 33946002258833 Nonfiction . 2nd Floor Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780807749920 (hardcover : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 0807749923 (hardcover : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 9780807749913 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 0807749915 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • Physical Description: xv, 248 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : Teachers College Press, Columbia University, [2010]

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 213-236) and index.
Summary, etc.:
"In this follow-up to his landmark bestseller, Lies My Teacher Told Me: Everything Your American History Textbook Got Wrong, Loewen once again takes history textbooks to task for their perpetuations of myth and their lack of awareness of today's multicultural student audience (not to mention the astonishing number of "facts" they just got plain wrong). "How did people get here?" "Why did Europe win?" In Teaching What Really Happened, Loewen goes beyond the usual textbook-dominated social studies course to illuminate a wealth of intriguing, often hidden facts about America's past. Calling for a new way to teach history, this book will help teachers move beyond traditional textbooks to tackle difficult but important topics like conflicts with Native Americans, slavery, and racial oppression. Throughout, Loewen shows time and again how "teaching what really happened" not only connects better with all kinds of students, it better prepares those students to be tomorrow's citizens."--Provided by publisher.
Subject: United States > History > Textbooks.
United States > History > Study and teaching.
United States > Historiography.

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