In conclusion, as the worldĂs cultures become more united through communications technologies and the spread of democratic regimes and open markets, it is even more imperative that we begin teaching our children a more balanced and full account of history. Only in this manner will they become educated with the knowledge that each country and culture has a history of actions of which each is proud and also ashamed. Only such a full account of history will help undermine discrimination, racism, and prejudice against otherr that is maniferted by ethnocentrism.
en serves to undermine the values and culture of other peoples, leading to prejudice, racism, discrimination and the formation of stereotypes.
Loewen, J. W. (1995). Lies My Teacher Told Me: Everything Your American History Textbook Got Wrong. New York: The Free Press.
In our own lives, we can apply LoewenĂs criticism of American History and education by seeking out other sources of history. We can turn to history books written by those from other cultures whose interpretations