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Give Me Liberty

Author : Eric Foner
ISBN : 0393920313
Genre : History
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48 Liberal Lies About American History

Author : Larry Schweikart
ISBN : 1440629307
Genre : Political Science
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A historian debunks four-dozen PC myths about our nation's past. Over the last forty years, history textbooks have become more and more politically correct and distorted about our country's past, argues professor Larry Schweikart. The result, he says, is that students graduate from high school and even college with twisted beliefs about economics, foreign policy, war, religion, race relations, and many other subjects. As he did in his popular A Patriot's History of the United States, Professor Schweikart corrects liberal bias by rediscovering facts that were once widely known. He challenges distorted books by name and debunks forty-eight common myths. A sample: • The founders wanted to create a wall of separation between church and state • Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation only because he needed black soldiers • Truman ordered the bombing of Hiroshima to intimidate the Soviets with atomic diplomacy • Mikhail Gorbachev, not Ronald Reagan, was responsible for ending the Cold War America's past, though not perfect, is far more admirable than you were probably taught.

Writing World War Ii

Author : Sylvie Murray
ISBN : 9781466801363
Genre : History
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An indispensable tool for high-schoolers, undergraduates, or even amateur enthusiasts, Writing World War II teaches the craft of history writing—by example. In a series of thoughtful essays, Sylvie Murray examines American involvement in World War II and how it has subsequently been portrayed by historians. Murray addresses three broad topics—the prelude to war, the war effort on the home front, and the atypical experiences of soldiers—in an effort to recapture the mixed emotions of the time and the larger forces shaping public opinion. Her work challenges the traditional notions of "the greatest generation" and "the good war," and explores viewpoints that have been largely ignored in popular retellings. The book serves a dual purpose, critiquing the approaches of various historians while at the same time offering Murray's own writing as a model for constructing a persuasive essay. But as Murray is rightly critical of one-sided historical arguments, Writing World War II offers another layer of analysis and instruction throughout. At various points in the book, her fellow historian Robert D. Johnston chimes in to assess Murray's prose, demystifying her techniques while helping you to become more critical of all sorts of historical writing—including your own.

Books In Print 2009 2010

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ISBN : 0835250199
Genre : Publishers' catalogs
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ISBN : 0835246477
Genre : Literature
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The Publishers Circular And Booksellers Record Of British And Foreign Literature

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ISBN : NYPL:33433000085385
Genre : Bibliography
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Genre : Bibliography
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ISBN : UOM:39015016312806
Genre : American literature
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Author : Rose Arny
ISBN : UOM:39015040082201
Genre : American literature
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American Aviation Historical Society Journal

Author : American Aviation Historical Society
ISBN : STANFORD:36105007307379
Genre : Aeronautics
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