James Loewen's "Lies My Teacher Told Me"
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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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James Loewen's "Lies My Teacher Told Me" (2005, December 01) Retrieved May 26, 2022, from https://www.academon.com/analytical-essay/james-loewen-lies-my-teacher-told-me-72151/
"James Loewen's "Lies My Teacher Told Me"" 01 December 2005. Web. 26 May. 2022. <https://www.academon.com/analytical-essay/james-loewen-lies-my-teacher-told-me-72151/>