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Not So!: Popular Myths about America from Columbus to Clinton
Boller provides readers with a cornucopia of historical correction, debunking myths that range from the trivial to the pernicious. For everyone who loves history--or the truth--Not So! offers a candid and absorbing look at the American past and its people. A superior package of intellectual bonbons.--Booklist.
Paperback, 288 pages
Published October 10th 1996 by Oxford University Press, USA
(first published October 5th 1995)
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Aug 02, 2012 Ashley rated it 4 of 5 stars · review of another edition
An interesting read. My only real problem with the book is that I felt that anyone with a fairly basic understanding of american history probably knows that about 50% of the "myths" covered in the book are false. But definitely worth a quick read for some of the more obscure topics and anecdotes.