Lies my teacher told me: everything your american history textbook got wrong james w loewen new york: a touchstone book, simon & schuster1995 383 pp figures, references, and index don bruno, the designer for the journal of geography since 2001, died suddenly on june 21, 2003 he was born in pennsylvania, educated at the philadelphia. Americans have lost touch with their history, and in lies my teacher told me professor james loewen shows why after surveying eighteen leading high school american history texts, he has concluded that not one does a decent job of making history interesting or memorable. Sociologist james w loewen, washington, dc, is the best-selling author of lies my teacher told me: everything your american history textbook got wrong and lies across america: what our historic sites get wrong. Book summary: the title of this book is lies my teacher told me and it was written by james w loewen, james loewwen this particular edition is in a paperback format this particular edition is in a paperback format. Sample text for lies my teacher told me : everything your american history textbook got wrong / james w loewen bibliographic record and links to related information available from the library of congress catalog.
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James m hall, who would later be referred to as the 'father of tulsa,' marked off tulsa's first streets, built its first permanent store, organized its first church, school, and government, and served as tulsa's first interim postmaster. The answer is in the book called, “lies my teacher told me” by james w loewen, the author of “lies across america” this book is published by simon and schuster from touchstone in october 2007 as the second edition. A friend requested my reading list for 2017, and here it is as a note to also share with other friends who might also be interested in these books — or have related books to recommend.