Rethinking Columbus: The Next 500 Years

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This is a revised and expanded edition of a popular 1991 booklet that changed the way "the discovery of America" is taught in classroom and community settings. The new edition has over 100 pp. of new material, including a role-play trial of Columbus, materials on Thanksgiving Day, resources, historical documents, poetry, and more. It will help readers replace murky legends with a better sense of who we are and why we are here -- and celebrates over 500 years of the courageous struggles and lasting wisdom of native peoples.

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Bill Bigelow is a widely-published author and editor of the award-winning journal, Rethinking Schools. He teaches high-school history in Portland, Oregon. Bob Peterson is a founding editor of Rethinking Schools and teaches 5th grande at a bilingual Spanish/English school in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

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The original edition made educational history by introducing a startling new view of Columbus. In the revised edition e get even richer material, a marvelous compendium of history, literature, original sources, commentary ... an exciting treasure for teachers and students. --Howard Zinn, author of A People's History of the United States

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