"A perfect antidote for the nonsense about Columbus conveyed to our children for generations."
—Howard Zinn, author of A People's History of the United States
"Absolutely indispensable for at least the next hundred years. This book is a real Discovery and a real Exploration."
—Ariel Dorfman, Walter Hines Page Chair of Literature and Latin American Studies, Duke University
"Every teacher in America could benefit by reading this fine work."
—Bill Bigelow, Co-Editor, Rethinking Columbus
About the Author
James W. Loewen
is the bestselling author of Lies My Teacher Told Me, Lies Across America
, and Sundown Towns
, all available from The New Press, among many other books and articles. He is a regular contributor to the History Channel's History
magazine. Loewen is a professor emeritus of sociology at the University of Vermont and lives in Washington, D.C.