"I Love Paul Revere, Whether He Rode Or Not": A Collection of Legends, Lies, & Cherished Myths of American

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Harper Collins, Jun 21, 2011 - 240 pages
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Provocative and amusingly heretical, "I Love Paul Revere, Whether He Rode or Not" (a quote attributed to Warren Harding) offers eye-opening revelations debunking long-held American legends.

 

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User Review  - hredwards - LibraryThing

Interesting take on History attempting to debunk the stories of America's heroes. Interesting for an alternate view, but don't believe a word of it. Read full review

'I LOVE PAUL REVERE, WHETHER HE RODE OR NOT'

User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

Sequel to Shenkman's best-selling Legends, Lies And Cherished Myths Of American History (1989), further debunking popularly held views of Americans and their habits. Shenkman deserves credit for ... Read full review

Contents

Cover
Religion
Work and Play
Business
Literature
Politics
Alcohol and Drugs
Women
Saints and Scalawags
History
Notes
Acknowledgments
Copyright

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Richard Shenkman is an associate professor of history at George Mason University and the New York Times bestselling author of six history books, including Presidential Ambition; Legends, Lies & Cherished Myths of World History; and Just How Stupid Are We? Facing the Truth About the American Voter. The editor and founder of George Mason University's History News Network website, he can be seen regularly on Fox News, CNN, and MSNBC.

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