Autobiography Of A Blue-Eyed Devil
My Life And Times In A Racist Imperialist Society
ISBN10: 1580051197 ISBN13: 9781580051194 Publisher: Seal Pr Published: Jun 1 2005 Pages: 538 Weight: 1.00lbs. Height: 7.00" Width: 5.50" Depth: 1.25" Language: English
It's just called history, asserts Inga Muscio in her newest book. In fact, the controversial author continues, the so-called history we learn in school is no more than a brand, developed by white men who, often unjustly, won the right to spin their stories as hard facts. With Autobiography of a Blue-Eyed Devil, it's Muscio's turn and she's taking it in order to hip the masses to the truth about the American history they think they know. Whose country is it? Has democracy ever really existed? Why does our culture celebrate certain figures and ignore others? Do schools teach kids to perpetuate white supremacist ideologies? Muscio delves deep to answer these questions, marveling at how personal history is to everyone, while challenging people to expand their thinking on America's past and encouraging them to consider how their own histories might read.