Founding Myths: Stories That Hide Our Patriotic Past

Founding Myths: Stories That Hide Our Patriotic Past

Ray Raphael

First released ten years in the past, award-winning historian Ray Raphael’s Founding Myths has on account that tested itself as a landmark of ancient myth-busting. With Raphael’s trademark wit and aptitude, Founding Myths uncovered the blunders and innovations in America’s so much loved stories, from Paul Revere’s well-known experience to Patrick Henry’s “Liberty or loss of life” speech. For the millions who've been captivated through Raphael’s eye-opening bills, heritage hasn't ever been the same.

In this revised tenth-anniversary variation, Raphael revisits the unique myths and extra explores their evolution over the years, uncovering new tales and peeling again new layers of incorrect information. This re-creation additionally examines the hugely politicized debates over America’s earlier, in addition to how our method of historical past in class reinforces instead of corrects old mistakes.

A publication that “explores the reality at the back of the tales of the making of our kingdom” (National Public Radio), this revised variation of Founding Myths should be a welcome source for someone looking to separate old truth from fiction.

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