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  •  Bottom line is that education is Western-centric (1+ / 0-)
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    This guy really needs to read Edward Said and have his horizons expanded.  There is so much wrong here, that it is almost impossible to know where to start.  This may be one:

    An example of the slant most of us receive with our mother's milk and primary education was driven home the other as I read my granddaughter's text, which extolled the Roman Empire as the largest empire in history.

    This caught my eye as Africa had several rather large empires and India and China certainly had extensive empires, so there is this:

    Now the impact of Rome on the Western world is not to be denied but other empires in other parts of the world can make the same claim as to influencing their regions.  The question is why none of them made it into a World History text

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