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The Resource Lies my teacher told me : everything your American history textbook got wrong, James W. Loewen

Lies my teacher told me : everything your American history textbook got wrong, James W. Loewen

Label
Lies my teacher told me : everything your American history textbook got wrong
Title
Lies my teacher told me
Title remainder
everything your American history textbook got wrong
Statement of responsibility
James W. Loewen
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Criticizes the way history is presented in current textbooks, and suggests a fresh and more accurate approach to teaching American history
Cataloging source
IZ8
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Loewen, James W
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Indians of North America in textbooks
  • Thanksgiving Day in textbooks
  • Racism in textbooks
  • United States
  • United States
Target audience
adult
Label
Lies my teacher told me : everything your American history textbook got wrong, James W. Loewen
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "Completely revised and updated"--Jacket
  • "A trade paperback of this edition was published by Touchstone, a division of Simon & Schuster, Inc., New York, 2007"--T.p. verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [363]-436) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction to the second edition -- Introduction: Something has gone very wrong -- Handicapped by history: the process of hero-making -- 1493: the true importance of Christopher Columbus -- The 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 -- The 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
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xix, 444 pages
Isbn
9781595583260
Isbn Type
(hc.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn213386418
  • (Sirsi) o213386418
  • (OCoLC)213386418
Label
Lies my teacher told me : everything your American history textbook got wrong, James W. Loewen
Publication
Note
  • "Completely revised and updated"--Jacket
  • "A trade paperback of this edition was published by Touchstone, a division of Simon & Schuster, Inc., New York, 2007"--T.p. verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [363]-436) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction to the second edition -- Introduction: Something has gone very wrong -- Handicapped by history: the process of hero-making -- 1493: the true importance of Christopher Columbus -- The 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 -- The 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
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xix, 444 pages
Isbn
9781595583260
Isbn Type
(hc.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn213386418
  • (Sirsi) o213386418
  • (OCoLC)213386418

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