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James W. Loewen

James L. Loewen is a sociologist, professor, and author whose best-known work is Lies My Teacher Told Me: Everything Your American History Textbook Got Wrong, published in 1995. It has sold a reported 1,500,000 copies.

Loewen taught race relations at the University of Vermont for 20 years before starting a visiting professorship teaching sociology at the Catholic University of America in 1997.

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South Carolina severed ties with the Union not out of concern for states' rights but because of slavery