Lies My Teacher Told Me
Score: 4
From 94 Ratings

Lies My Teacher Told Me


  • Author : James W. Loewen
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2007-10-16
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780743296281


Lies My Teacher Told Me Book Description :

Criticizes the way history is presented in current textbooks, and suggests a fresh and more accurate approach to teaching American history....

Lies My Teacher Told Me
Score: 3.5
From 41 Ratings

Lies My Teacher Told Me


  • Author : James W. Loewen
  • Publisher : The New Press
  • Release Date : 2018-07-17
  • Genre: History
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781620974551


Lies My Teacher Told Me Book Description :

“Every teacher, every student of history, every citizen should read this book. It is both a refreshing antidote to what has passed for history in our educational system and a one-volume education in itself.” —Howard Zinn A new edition of the national bestseller and American Book Award winner, with a new preface by the author Since its first publication in 1995, Lies My Teacher Told Me has become one of the most important—and successful—history books of our time. Having sold nearly two million copies, the book also won an American Book Award and the Oliver Cromwell Cox Award for Distinguished Anti-Racist Scholarship and was heralded on the front page of the New York Times. For this new edition, Loewen has added a new preface that shows how i...

Lies My Teacher Told Me about Christopher Columbus

Lies My Teacher Told Me about Christopher Columbus


  • Author : James W. Loewen
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2014
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1595589856


Lies My Teacher Told Me about Christopher Columbus Book Description :

An historian sets the record straight on Columbus's "discovery" of the Americas, using art and text to sum up recent revisionist thought and to debunk common myths about the European invader responsible for the deaths of thousands. Original....

Lies My Teacher Told Me
Score: 4
From 74 Ratings

Lies My Teacher Told Me


  • Author : James W. Loewen
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 1995
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 156584100X


Lies My Teacher Told Me Book Description :

Criticizes the way history is presented in current textbooks, and suggests a fresh and more accurate approach to teaching American history....

Lies My Music Teacher Told Me

Lies My Music Teacher Told Me


  • Author : Gerald Eskelin
  • Publisher : Stage Three Publishing
  • Release Date : 2004-08
  • Genre: Music
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1886209251


Lies My Music Teacher Told Me Book Description :

A number of musical misconceptions are explored and exploded in this humorous and lucid discussion of the relation between the human perception of music and traditional systems of music education. Drawing on his extensive background in the music world, the author marshals an informal yet rigorous logic to guide the reader through the practical experiences and careful thinking that led him to his conclusions. Updated and refined in the light of reader feedback and more recent thinking, nagging questions such as Why does formal musical training seem not to pertain to musical success? and Why is there such a dramatic disparity between what one is told about music and how one actually experiences it? are re-addressed. Seekers of musical truth stand to pr...

Lies My Teacher Told Me  Young Readers    Edition

Lies My Teacher Told Me Young Readers Edition


  • Author : James W. Loewen
  • Publisher : The New Press
  • Release Date : 2019-04-23
  • Genre: History
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781620974858


Lies My Teacher Told Me Young Readers Edition Book Description :

Now adapted for young readers ages 12 through 18, the national bestseller that makes real American history come alive in all of its conflict, drama, and complexity Lies My Teacher Told Me is one of the most important—and successful—history books of our time. Having sold nearly two million copies, the book won an American Book Award and the Oliver Cromwell Cox Award for Distinguished Anti-Racist Scholarship. Now Rebecca Stefoff, the acclaimed nonfiction children’s writer who adapted Howard Zinn’s bestseller A People’s History of the United States for young readers, makes Loewen’s beloved work available to younger students. Essential reading in our age of fake news and slippery, sloppy history, Lies My Teacher Told Me: Young Readers’ Edit...

Lies Across America
Score: 3.5
From 8 Ratings

Lies Across America


  • Author : James W. Loewen
  • Publisher : The New Press
  • Release Date : 2019-09-24
  • Genre: History
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781620974933


Lies Across America Book Description :

A fully updated and revised edition of the book USA Today called “jim-dandy pop history,” by the bestselling, American Book Award–winning author "The most definitive and expansive work on the Lost Cause and the movement to whitewash history." —Mitch Landrieu, former mayor of New Orleans From the author of the national bestseller Lies My Teacher Told Me, a completely updated—and more timely than ever—version of the myth-busting history book that focuses on the inaccuracies, myths, and lies on monuments, statues, national landmarks, and historical sites all across America. In Lies Across America, James W. Loewen continues his mission, begun in the award-winning Lies My Teacher Told Me, of overturning the myths and misinformation that too of...

The Principles of Economics

The Principles of Economics


  • Author : Lawrence Boland
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2005-06-21
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781134827367


The Principles of Economics Book Description :

This book is about forming effective critiques of neoclassical economics. Its focus is on constructive criticism of the foundations neoclassical theory, beginning with what Alfred Marshall called the `Principles of Economics'. It concludes that there is still much that can be done to make neoclassical economics more realistic....

Lies My Teacher Told Me

Lies My Teacher Told Me


  • Author : Clyde Wilson
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2016-01-07
  • Genre:
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0692613285


Lies My Teacher Told Me Book Description :

In this hard-hitting collection of 4 essays, Dr Wilson cuts straight to the chase: YOU WERE LIED TO! You were lied to about the nature, character, and cause of the American "Civil War," but that is just the start. The entire South-its people, culture, history, customs, both past and present-has been and continues to be lied about and demonized by the unholy trinity of the American establishment: Academia, Hollywood, and the Media. In the midst of the anti-South hysteria currently infecting the American psyche-the banning of flags, charges of hate and "racism," the removal and attempted removal of Confederate monuments, the renaming of schools, vandalism of monuments and property displaying the Confederate Battle Flag, and even physical assaults, albe...