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Historians in Trouble free pdf A revealing look at headline-grabbing controversies revolving around charges of plagiarism and fraud in the profession of history. Focusing on 12 key controversies on both sides of the political spectrum, Wiener seeks to understand why some cases make the headlines and end careers while others do not. He looks at the case of Michael Bellesiles, the historian of gun culture accused of research fraud- accused plagiarists and celebrity historians Stephen Ambrose and Doris Kearns Goodwin- and Pulitzer Prize winner Joseph J Ellis.

About Jon Wiener

Jon Wiener is a contributing editor to The Nation and a professor of history at the University of California at Irvine, where he specializes in recent American history.

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Author : Jon Wiener
Publisher : The New Press
Data Published : 17 May 2005
ISBN : 1565848845
EAN : 9781565848849
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 260 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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