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Nonfiction Nonfiction | Distributed by Norton | 2005 | [10th anniversary ed.]

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Imprint
New York : New Press : Distributed by Norton, [2005], c1995.
Edition
[10th anniversary ed.]
Descript
xxxiv, 376 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Note
Edition statement from jacket.
Bibliog.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 313-367) and index.
Contents
Introduction: something has gone very wrong -- 1493 : the true importance of Christopher Columbus -- The truth about the first Thanksgiving -- Red eyes -- "Gone with the wind" : the invisibility of racism in American history textbooks -- John Brown and Abraham Lincoln : the invisibility of antiracism in American history textbooks -- The land of opportunity -- Watching Big Brother : what textbooks teach about the federal government -- Down the memory hole : the disappearance of the recent past -- Progress is our most important product -- Why is history taught like this? -- Afterword: the future lies ahead--and what to do about them.
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ISBN
156584100X
9781565841000
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