Lies My Teacher Told Me
Everything Your American History Text Book Got Wrong
By (author) James W. Loewen
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Lies My Teacher Told Me by James W. Loewen
Book DescriptionA fascinating examination of American history textbooks used in high schools across the USA. James Loewen exposes the real truths behind everything from the first Thanksgiving to the 9/11 terrorist attacks.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781595583260
(235mm x 157mm x 34mm)
Imprint: The New Press
Publisher: The New Press
Publish Date: 31-Jul-2008
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author James W. Loewen
Lies My Teacher Told Me About Christopher Columbus, Paperback (September 2014)
Revised and updated edition of: The truth about Columbus: a subversively true poster book for a dubiously celebratory occasion. New York, N.Y.: The New Press, 1992.
Teaching What Really Happened, Paperback (September 2009)
Calling for a fresh way to teach history, this book helps teachers move beyond traditional textbooks to tackle difficult but important topics like conflicts with Native Americans, slavery, and racial oppression.
Sundown Towns, Paperback (October 2006)
"Don't let the sun go down on you in this town" are words equated with the Jim Crow South, but in a sweeping analysis of American residential patterns, award-winning and bestselling historian Loewen demonstrates that strict racial exclusion was the whole country's norm for much of the 20th century.
We are the People, Paperback (October 2003)» View all books by James W. Loewen
"We Are the People" presents a revelatory mosaic of many of the voices forgotten or ignored by mainstream American history.
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Author Biography - James W. Loewen
James W. Loewen is the bestselling author of "Lies Across America" and "Sundown Towns" (The New Press), among many other books and articles. He is professor emeritus of sociology at the University of Vermont and lives in Washington, D.C.
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