Lies My Teacher Told Me

What examples does Loewen cite to show the invisibility of anitracism in american history textbooks?

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"John Brown and Abraham Lincoln: The Invisibility of Antiracism in American History Textbooks" examines how the radical idealism is, like racism, ignored by authors dedicated to the thesis that the victory of "right" in the US is foreordained rather than subject to contingency. A good example of this "invisibility" is the central figure in the abolitionist movement, John Brown. He is depicted in textbooks from 1890 to 1970 as fanatic and/or insane, a view three modern texts continue. Seven others render him too bland to be a hero. No textbook shows sympathy for his ideals or actions.


Aslan is that a quote from the book?

I don't believe so, it looks like it's from the site.

Ok. Thank you. I didn't think it was.

No problems!