Book Review: Lies My Teacher Told Me: Everything Your American History Textbook Got Wrong

@article{Humphreys2003BookRL,
  title={Book Review: Lies My Teacher Told Me: Everything Your American History Textbook Got Wrong},
  author={Jere T. Humphreys},
  journal={Journal of Historical Research in Music Education},
  year={2003},
  volume={25},
  pages={60 - 68}
}
  • J. Humphreys
  • Published 1 October 2003
  • Sociology
  • Journal of Historical Research in Music Education
In this book's introduction, James W Loewen describes his survey oftwelve high school American history textbooks published between 1974 and 1991, inclusively. Through his sometimes light-in-tone but unusually hard-hitting narrative, the author provides information and insights that all Americans would do well to consider, especially those without college-level training or the equivalent in American history. Along the way, he indicts the authors and publishers of these textbooks for what he sees…