Brianna's Reviews > Lies My Teacher Told Me: Everything Your History Textbook Got Wrong

Lies My Teacher Told Me by James W. Loewen
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Nov 02, 2007

it was ok
Read in November, 2007

I love history. I love reading about it, I love memorizing it, I love questioning it, I love finding new interpretations of major events. So you would think I and this book would get along famously.

I've read (and enjoyed) some pretty dry non-fiction in my time, but I found this a bit of a drag. In addition, I already knew most of the shocking untruths that were revealed to us.

I feel like this book would only be really beneficial to people who really weren't paying attention, but those people are not the type to ever make it through this book the way it's written, so I can't really see who I could recommend this to.

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