Lies My Teacher Told Me: Everything Your American History Textbook Got Wrong
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Praise for Lies My Teacher Told Me
"Powerful . . . it serves as a crucial counter-textbook to provide a more realistic and critical narrative about the American past."
"A treat to read and a serious critique of American education."
--Award Citation, American Book Award
"A lively critique."
--The New York Times
"Honest and well-written."
"Loewen's book contains so much history that it ends up functioning not just as a critique, but also as a kind of counter-textbook that retells the story of the American past."
"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."