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Lies My Teacher Told Me: Everything Your American History Textbook Got Wrong

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  • Lies My Teacher Told Me: Everything Your American History Textbook Got Wrong (Touchstone Books) – Trade paperback (1995)
    by James W Loewen

    Lies My Teacher Told Me: Everything Your American History Textbook Got Wrong

    Trade paperback, Touchstone Books
    1995
    English
    384 pages

    ISBN: 0684818868
    ISBN-13: 9780684818863

    Why do so many Americans have little grasp of the ideas that shaped their nation? In this groundbreaking book, Loewen not only exposes the villain--textbooks that are embarrassing combinations of blind patriotism and outright lies--but reinstates suppressed information in a fascinating chronology. 26 photos.

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Reviews of Lies My Teacher Told Me: Everything Your American History Textbook Got Wrong

Overall customer rating: 4.385
Zep

A real education

by Zep on Feb 1, 2013

Significant research detailing the errors found in conventional history books and courses. A wonderful companion to works of Chomsky! More

mark f

The only book I've ever thrown away...

by mark f on Jul 12, 2011

I bought this book thinking that I would learn a little bit about history and the world. Instead I learned that 12 history books that the author reviewed didn't tell us the whole story. No? Really? Well... Tell me something then. Written by a smug author who did nothing but bore me with constant ... More

DesertPhotog

Great for Soc. Studies Teachers

by DesertPhotog on Feb 6, 2009

Purchased for my son in law (a secondary social studies teacher). He found it a great resource and said as time goes along, american historians are writing the truth about events in our past. Especially chapters on the treatment of blacks and indians in this country and some of the "Heroes" that were ... More

SusanaEspera

excellent book

by SusanaEspera on Jan 15, 2009

This book was far more than I expected. Although I already knew a little of what the author wrote about, I was engrossed with all the further information he gave me. The book is written, moreover, in a style that makes it very easy to read, and illustrated well to me the tragedy of not giving young ... More

Andersji

Please, read this book!

by Andersji on Oct 2, 2008

During my profession as a professor of sociology in a Swedish university, I have many times been surprised of the lack of actual knowledge in terms of Swedish history my students have shown. And this excellent book, which is not only a theoretical discussion, but rather, and more, a presentation of ... More

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