Autobiography of a Blue-eyed Devil: My Life and Times in a Racist, Imperialist Society

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Seal Press, 2005 - Social Science - 538 pages
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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.

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This is an important book. It took me through every imaginable emotion about the world in which we live. I was worried I would come away feeling beaten down and hopeless, but by the end of the book I ... Read full review

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User Review  - Mel Staten - Goodreads

I've thought a lot about what to say about this book. I discovered Inga Muscio because of Cunt, which was a hugely inspiring book that, while I'm not sure I could recommend it to everyone, I was ... Read full review

About the author (2005)

Inga Muscio is the author of Cunt: A Declaration of Independence and Autobiography of a Blue-Eyed Devil. She does a lot of public speaking, and lives in the Pacific North-west.

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