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    DescriptionJames W. Loewen examines the truths and myths surrounding the voyages of Columbus, presenting an alternative history intended to differ from that offered in many school textbooks.


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    Title
    Lies My Teacher Told Me About Christopher Columbus
    Subtitle
    What Your History Books Got Wrong
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) James W. Loewen
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 48
    Width: 212 mm
    Height: 276 mm
    Thickness: 10 mm
    Weight: 240 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781595589859
    ISBN 10: 1595589856
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25520
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC subject category V2: HBLH
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.2
    BIC E4L: HIS
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1KB
    BIC subject category V2: HBJK
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
    Libri: I-HP
    Ingram Subject Code: HP
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/MEDIVL
    B&T Approval Code: A19200000
    B&T General Subject: 340
    BISAC V2.8: EDU029050, HIS037010, HIS051000, HIS035000, HIS029000
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 970.01/5, 970.015
    LC subject heading:
    BIC subject category V2: 1KB
    DC23: 970.015
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1QDAK
    BIC subject category V2: 1QDAK
    Thema V1.0: JNU, NHB, NHK, YPA, YPJ, RGR
    Thema geographical qualifier V1.0: 1K
    Thema time period qualifier V1.0: 3M
    Thema geographical qualifier V1.0: 1KB
    LC classification: E112 .L64 2014
    Edition
    2
    Edition statement
    Revised ed.
    Publisher
    The New Press
    Imprint name
    The New Press
    Publication date
    04 September 2014
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Author Information
    James W. Loewen is the bestselling and award-winning author of "Lies My Teacher Told Me," "Lies Across America," and "Sundown Towns" (all available from The New Press), among many other books and articles. He won a Sydney Spivack Award from the American Sociological Association, the Oliver Cromwell Cox Award for Distinguished Anti-Racist Scholarship, and the Spirit of America Award from the National Council for the Social Studies, among many other honors. He is a regular contributor to the History Channel's "History" magazine. Loewen is a professor emeritus of sociology at the University of Vermont and lives in Washington, D.C.
    Review quote
    Praise for the previous edition of "Lies My Teacher Told Me About Christopher Columbus" "A perfect antidote for the nonsense about Columbus conveyed to our children for generations." --Howard Zinn, author of "A People's History of the United States" "Absolutely indispensable for at least the next hundred years. This book is a real Discovery and a real Exploration." --Ariel Dorfman, Walter Hines Page Chair of Literature and Latin American Studies, Duke University "Every teacher in America could benefit by reading this fine work." --Bill Bigelow, co-editor, "Rethinking Columbus"