Americans have lost touch with their history, and in this thought-provoking book, professor james loewen shows why after surveying twelve. By james w loewen over the last few years, i have asked hundreds of college students, when was the country we now know as the united states first settled. On september 20, 2010, james loewen, author of lies my teacher told me, spoke to a full house at busboys and poets about his new book.
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James w loewen wrote a book, lies my teacher told me, that changed my life and set me off on a journey of historical discovery that. 20 years ago, a sociologist named james w loewen wrote a book exposing the inaccuracies and outright lies in most history textbooks. James loewen, author of [lies across america: what our historic sites get wrong] and other works talks about new perspectives on.
James loewen is a sociologist whose research and writing focus on revealing the falsehoods that are present in the way that us history is taught in. James loewen has over 20 years of experience in real estate matters, residential and commercial sales, bankruptcy. In 1995, the university of vermont sociologist and historian james w loewen published a book that sought to debunk the myriad myths. James w loewen 1683 likes 33 talking about this the best way to contact me is via email: [email protected]