American History Textbooks Book Review by ResearchRiter
American History Textbooks
A book synopsis of 'Lies My Teacher Told Me: Everything Your American History Textbook Got Wrong' by Loewen.
# 123711 | 1,250 words | 1 source | 2008 |
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Education (Curriculum) , Education (Theory) , History (General) , Literature (General)
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In this article, the writer explains that the book 'Lies My Teacher Told Me: Everything Your American History Textbook Got Wrong' by Loewen (1996) is a book that provides a critical review of 12 different American history textbooks. The writer reviews this book and discusses the issues within it.
From the Paper:" Lies My Teacher Told Me Everything Your American History Textbook Got Wrong' by Loewen is a book that provides a critical review of different American history textbooks. This review presents Loewen's version of what authors of these texts report about history which in Loewen's opinion are false facts and euro centric points of view. Loewen points out why he wrote the book and his view that textbooks fail to inform students about history. Further Loewen believed that teachers who use these texts and elevate the status ..."
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American History Textbooks (2008, December 01) Retrieved March 25, 2023, from https://www.academon.com/book-review/american-history-textbooks-123711/
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