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050 0 0 _aE175.85
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082 0 0 _a973
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092 _aYA 973
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100 1 _aLoewen, James W,
_eauthor.
245 1 0 _aLies my teacher told me :
_beverything American history textbooks get wrong /
_cJames W. Loewen ; adapted by Rebecca Stefoff.
250 _aYoung readers' edition.
264 1 _aNew York :
_bThe New Press,
_c2019.
300 _axviii, 282 pages :
_billustrations ;
_c23 cm
336 _atext
_btxt
_2rdacontent
337 _aunmediated
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_2rdamedia
338 _avolume
_bnc
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504 _aIncludes bibliographical references (pages 247-267) and index.
505 0 _aIntroduction : Why I wrote this book -- and other questions answered -- The problem with making heroes -- What did Columbus really do? -- The truth about the first Thanksgiving -- Through red eyes -- Invisible racism -- John Brown, Abraham Lincoln, and invisible idealism -- The land of opportunity -- Keeping an eye on the government -- Seeing no evil in Vietnam -- The disappearance of the recent past -- History and the future -- Does this way of teaching history work? -- Afterword : The future lies ahead -- and what to do about them.
521 1 _aAges 12-18.
520 _aCriticizes the way history is presented in current textbooks, and suggests a fresh and more accurate approach to teaching American history.
520 _aLoewen examined leading high school American history texts, and concluded that not one does a decent job of making history interesting or memorable. In this edition, adapted for young readers, he helps students develop a deeper understanding of our world. He begins with Native American history, and covers diverse events up to the present day.
651 0 _aUnited States
_xHistory
_vTextbooks
_vJuvenile literature.
651 0 _aUnited States
_xHistoriography
_vJuvenile literature.
650 0 _aIndians of North America in textbooks
_vJuvenile literature.
650 0 _aThanksgiving Day in textbooks
_vJuvenile literature.
650 0 _aRacism in textbooks
_vJuvenile literature.
700 1 _aStefoff, Rebecca,
_d1951-
_ewriter of adaptation.
700 1 _iAdaptation of (work):
_aLoewen, James W.,
_tLies my teacher told me
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