James W Loewen

Sociologist James W. Loewen, Washington, D.C., is the best-selling author of "Lies My Teacher Told Me: Everything Your American History Textbook Got Wrong" and "Lies Across America: What Our Historic Sites Get Wrong". He is also the author of "Teaching What Really Happened: How to Avoid the Tyranny of Textbooks"; "Sundown Towns: A Hidden Dimension of American Racism"; "Social Science in the Classroom"; and "Mississippi: Conflict and Change". He is professor emeritus at the University of Vermont.