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“One of the most effective ways in which dominant groups maintain their power is by depriving the people they dominate of the knowledge of their own history.
Lacking an appreciation of their own historical experience and the dignity, even glory, of the actions of their own people, the colonized are encouraged to think that they have no alternative to oppressive conditions.”

Jane Sherron De Hart, Women's America: Refocusing the Past
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Women's America: Refocusing the Past Women's America: Refocusing the Past by Linda K. Kerber
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