James loewen spent two years at the smithsonian institution surveying twelve leading high school textbooks of american history he found an embarrassing blend of bland sara, in the end of your book, lies my teacher told me, you write, we must introduce fewer topics and examine them more thoroughly is there.
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James loewen's gripping retelling of american history as it should, and could, be taught, lies my teacher told me, has sold more than 1,500,000 copies and continues to inspire k-16 teachers to get students to challenge, rather than memorize, their textbooks jim loewen taught race relations for twenty years at the.
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