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The Resource Lies my teacher told me about Christopher Columbus : what your history books got wrong, James W. Loewen

Lies my teacher told me about Christopher Columbus : what your history books got wrong, James W. Loewen

Label
Lies my teacher told me about Christopher Columbus : what your history books got wrong
Title
Lies my teacher told me about Christopher Columbus
Title remainder
what your history books got wrong
Statement of responsibility
James W. Loewen
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
YDXCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Loewen, James W
Dewey number
970.015
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
E118
LC item number
.L686 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Columbus, Christopher
  • Indians
  • America
Label
Lies my teacher told me about Christopher Columbus : what your history books got wrong, James W. Loewen
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes poster attached inside back cover
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Somebody was already living here -- Teaching against the culture -- The words we use influence how we think -- Exploration before Columbus -- Eurocentrism affects what textbooks include and exclude -- Why was Europe ready to act differently this time? -- Textbooks make up details about Columbus to avoid uncertainty -- Textbooks make the obstacles seem greater -- Textbooks purify his motives -- Textbooks omit what Columbus did with the Americas -- Textbooks omit changes the Americas caused in Euope and Africa -- Textbooks make Columbus seem more tragic -- Why do textbooks lie? -- Columbus and the "century of progress" -- Historiography : how history changes, depending on when and where it is written -- Objections to teaching the truth about Columbus -- The result of all this is boring history -- Furher reading and an invitation to a dialogue
Dimensions
28 cm
Edition
Second edition.
Extent
57 pages
Isbn
9781595589859
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)858358826
  • (OCoLC)ocn858358826
  • 2131674
Label
Lies my teacher told me about Christopher Columbus : what your history books got wrong, James W. Loewen
Publication
Note
Includes poster attached inside back cover
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Somebody was already living here -- Teaching against the culture -- The words we use influence how we think -- Exploration before Columbus -- Eurocentrism affects what textbooks include and exclude -- Why was Europe ready to act differently this time? -- Textbooks make up details about Columbus to avoid uncertainty -- Textbooks make the obstacles seem greater -- Textbooks purify his motives -- Textbooks omit what Columbus did with the Americas -- Textbooks omit changes the Americas caused in Euope and Africa -- Textbooks make Columbus seem more tragic -- Why do textbooks lie? -- Columbus and the "century of progress" -- Historiography : how history changes, depending on when and where it is written -- Objections to teaching the truth about Columbus -- The result of all this is boring history -- Furher reading and an invitation to a dialogue
Dimensions
28 cm
Edition
Second edition.
Extent
57 pages
Isbn
9781595589859
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)858358826
  • (OCoLC)ocn858358826
  • 2131674

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