Lies my teacher told me : everything your American history textbook got wrong / James W. Loewen.
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- ISBN: 9781620973929
- ISBN: 1620973928
- ISBN: 9781620974674
- ISBN: 1620974673
- Physical Description: xxix, 446 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
- Publisher: New York : The New Press, 2018.
|Bibliography, etc. Note:||
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Formatted Contents Note:||
Introduction: Something has gone very wrong -- Handicapped by history : the process of hero-making -- 1493 : the true importance of Christopher Columbus -- Truth about the first Thanksgiving -- Red eyes -- "Gone with the wind" : the invisibility of racism in American history textbooks -- John Brown and Abraham Lincoln : the invisibility of antiracism in American history textbooks -- Land of opportunity -- Watching Big Brother : what textbooks teach about the federal government -- See no evil : choosing not to look at the War in Vietnam -- Down the memory hole : the disappearance of the recent past -- Progress is our most important product -- Why is history taught like this? -- What is the result of teaching history like this? -- Afterword: The future lies ahead--and what to do about them.
Criticizes the way history is presented in current textbooks, and suggests a fresh and more accurate approach to teaching American history.
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