James Loewen's "Lies My Teacher Told Me" Analytical Essay by The Research Group

James Loewen's "Lies My Teacher Told Me"
Uses James Loewen's book, "Lies My Teacher Told Me", to discuss history textbooks in the U.S.
# 72151 | 675 words | 1 source | APA | 2005 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2005 in English (Analysis) , Education (General) , History (General)


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This paper discusses the biased-nature of history textbooks in the U.S, using James Loewen's book, "Lies My Teacher Told Me", to help illustrate the problem. The paper looks at the lessons taught in the book and how they can be applied toward shaping a better lifestyle for Americans.

From the Paper:

"We are often told that history is written by the winners. In James W. Loewen's "Lies My Teacher Told Me: Everything Your American History Textbook Got Wrong", the author illustrates how history is often interpreted and distorted due to the cultural perspective of those who record it.

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APA Format

James Loewen's "Lies My Teacher Told Me" (2005, December 01) Retrieved October 07, 2022, from https://www.academon.com/analytical-essay/james-loewen-lies-my-teacher-told-me-72151/

MLA Format

"James Loewen's "Lies My Teacher Told Me"" 01 December 2005. Web. 07 October. 2022. <https://www.academon.com/analytical-essay/james-loewen-lies-my-teacher-told-me-72151/>

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