Founding Myths Stories That Hide Our Patriotic Past
Edition: 2nd 2014 (Revised)
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Description: First published ten years ago, award-winning historian Ray Raphael's Founding Myths has since established itself as a landmark of historical myth-busting. With Raphael's trademark wit and flair, Founding Myths exposed the errors and inventions in America’s most cherished tales, from Paul Revere's famous ride to Patrick Henry's "Liberty or Death” speech. For the thousands who were captured by Raphael’s eye-opening accounts, history was never the same.In this revised tenth-anniversary edition, Raphael revisits the original myths and further explores their evolution over time, uncovering new stories and peeling back new layers of misinformation. This new edition also examines the highly politicized debates over America’s past, as well as how our approach to history in school reinforces rather than corrects historical mistakes.A book that "explores the truth behind the stories of the making of our nation" (National Public Radio), this revised edition of Founding Myths will be a welcome resource for anyone seeking to separate historical fact from fiction.
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List price: $17.95
Copyright year: 2014
Publisher: New Press, The
Publication date: 7/4/2014
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 1.50" tall