By James W. Loewen
This up-to-date and revised version of the yankee ebook Award-winner and nationwide bestseller revitalizes the reality of America’s background, explores how myths stay perpetrated, and features a new bankruptcy on Sep 11 and the Iraq War.
Americans have misplaced contact with their background, and in Lies My instructor instructed Me Professor James Loewen indicates why. After surveying eighteen prime highschool American background texts, he has concluded that no longer one does a good activity of constructing historical past fascinating or memorable. Marred through an embarrassing blend of blind patriotism, senseless optimism, sheer incorrect information, and outright lies, those books disregard just about all the paradox, ardour, clash, and drama from our past.
In this revised version, filled with up-to-date fabric, Loewen explores how ancient myths stay perpetuated in cutting-edge weather and provides an eye-opening bankruptcy at the lies surrounding 9-11 and the Iraq struggle. From the reality approximately Columbus's ancient voyages to a good evaluate of our nationwide leaders, Loewen revives our heritage, restoring the energy and relevance it actually possesses.
Thought upsetting, nonpartisan, and sometimes stunning, Loewen unveils the true the US during this iconoclastic vintage cherished by means of highschool academics, heritage buffs, and enlightened voters around the state.