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Lies My Teacher Told Me

Lies My Teacher Told Me
  • Author : James W. Loewen
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release : 16 October 2007
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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

Lies My Teacher Told Me
  • Author : James W. Loewen
  • Publisher : The New Press
  • Release : 17 July 2018
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“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

Lies My Teacher Told Me about Christopher Columbus

Lies My Teacher Told Me about Christopher Columbus
  • Author : James W. Loewen
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release : 21 January 2021
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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 Music Teacher Told Me

Lies My Music Teacher Told Me
  • Author : Gerald Eskelin
  • Publisher : Stage Three Publishing
  • Release : 01 August 2004
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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

Lies My Teacher Told Me

Lies My Teacher Told Me
  • Author : Clyde Wilson
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release : 07 January 2016
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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

Lies Across America

Lies Across America
  • Author : James W. Loewen
  • Publisher : The New Press
  • Release : 24 September 2019
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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

Exam Prep for: Lies My Teacher Told Me

Exam Prep for: Lies My Teacher Told Me
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release : 21 January 2021
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The Confederate and Neo-Confederate Reader

The Confederate and Neo-Confederate Reader
  • Author : James W. Loewen,Edward H. Sebesta
  • Publisher : Univ. Press of Mississippi
  • Release : 05 January 2011
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Most Americans hold basic misconceptions about the Confederacy, the Civil War, and the actions of subsequent neo-Confederates. For example, two thirds of Americans—including most history teachers—think the Confederate States seceded for “states’ rights.” This error persists because most have never read the key documents about the Confederacy. These documents have always been there. When South Carolina seceded, it published “Declaration of the Immediate Causes Which Induce and Justify the Secession of South Carolina from the Federal Union.” The

The Principles of Economics

The Principles of Economics
  • Author : Lawrence Boland
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 21 June 2005
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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.

Sundown Towns

Sundown Towns
  • Author : James W. Loewen
  • Publisher : The New Press
  • Release : 17 July 2018
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"Powerful and important . . . an instant classic." —The Washington Post Book World The award-winning look at an ugly aspect of American racism by the bestselling author of Lies My Teacher Told Me, reissued with a new preface by the author In this groundbreaking work, sociologist James W. Loewen, author of the classic bestseller Lies My Teacher Told Me, brings to light decades of hidden racial exclusion in America. In a provocative, sweeping analysis of American residential patterns, Loewen uncovers the thousands

Ready, Set, SCIENCE!

Ready, Set, SCIENCE!
  • Author : National Research Council,Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education,Center for Education,Board on Science Education,Heidi A. Schweingruber,Andrew W. Shouse,Sarah Michaels
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release : 30 October 2007
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What types of instructional experiences help K-8 students learn science with understanding? What do science educators, teachers, teacher leaders, science specialists, professional development staff, curriculum designers, and school administrators need to know to create and support such experiences? Ready, Set, Science! guides the way with an account of the groundbreaking and comprehensive synthesis of research into teaching and learning science in kindergarten through eighth grade. Based on the recently released National Research Council report Taking Science to School: Learning and

Teaching What Really Happened

Teaching What Really Happened
  • Author : James W. Loewen
  • Publisher : Teachers College Press
  • Release : 07 September 2018
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James Loewen has revised Teaching What Really Happened, the bestselling, go-to resource for social studies and history teachers wishing to break away from standard textbook retelling of the past. In addition to updating the scholarship and anecdotes throughout, the second edition features a timely new chapter entitled "Truth" that addresses how traditional and social media can distort current events and historical record. Helping students understand what really happened in the past will empower them to use history as a tool

There's a Boy in the Girls' Bathroom

There's a Boy in the Girls' Bathroom
  • Author : Louis Sachar
  • Publisher : Yearling
  • Release : 01 June 2011
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The beloved bestseller from Newbery Medalist and National Book Award winner Louis Sachar (Holes), with a brand-new cover! “Give me a dollar or I’ll spit on you.” That’s Bradley Chalkers for you. He’s the oldest kid in the fifth grade. He tells enormous lies. He picks fights with girls, and the teachers say he has serious behavior problems. No one likes him—except Carla, the new school counselor. She thinks Bradley is sensitive and generous, and she

Bizarre History

Bizarre History
  • Author : Joe Rhatigan
  • Publisher : Charlesbridge
  • Release : 01 October 2011
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This is history served up high-octane, with all of the fun and none of the boredom. It's not about memorizing lists of dates or names, or remembering which general won what battle. Instead, BIZARRE HISTORY merrily digs up the scandals, the strangeness, and the scintillating details that illuminate personalities, events, and real life. Think of it not as a textbook, but as history?s juicy unauthorized biography--a historical document in which relevance never gets in the way of a good

Dreams from My Father

Dreams from My Father
  • Author : Barack Obama
  • Publisher : Broadway Books
  • Release : 09 January 2007
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#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • ONE OF ESSENCE’S 50 MOST IMPACTFUL BLACK BOOKS OF THE PAST 50 YEARS In this iconic memoir of his early days, Barack Obama “guides us straight to the intersection of the most serious questions of identity, class, and race” (The Washington Post Book World). “Quite extraordinary.”—Toni Morrison In this lyrical, unsentimental, and compelling memoir, the son of a black African father and a white American mother searches for a workable meaning to his life as a