By James W. Loewen
Americans have misplaced contact with their heritage, and in Lies My instructor instructed Me Professor James Loewen indicates why. After surveying eighteen best highschool American historical past texts, he has concluded that now not one does an honest task of creating background attention-grabbing or memorable. Marred by means of an embarrassing mix of blind patriotism, senseless optimism, sheer incorrect information, and outright lies, those books overlook just about all the paradox, ardour, clash, and drama from our past.
In this revised variation, choked with up-to-date fabric, Loewen explores how ancient myths stay perpetuated in today's weather and provides an eye-opening bankruptcy at the lies surrounding 11th of September and the Iraq warfare. 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 really possesses.
Thought upsetting, nonpartisan, and sometimes surprising, Loewen unveils the genuine the United States during this iconoclastic vintage cherished by means of highschool academics, heritage buffs, and enlightened voters around the nation.