Historians in Trouble: Plagiarism, Fraud, and Politics in the Ivory Tower

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$15.95  $14.67
Publisher
New Press
Publish Date
Pages
260
Dimensions
5.58 X 1.07 X 7.54 inches | 0.81 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9781565848849
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About the Author

Jon Wiener is a professor of history at the University of California at Irvine and a contributing editor to The Nation. The author of several books, including Gimme Some Truth, Come Together, and Professors, Politics, and Pop, he lives in Los Angeles.

Reviews

History's best-known investigative reporter.
"Wiener covers the modern university as if it were a police beat." --John Leonard, Harper's

"[Wiener's] argument . . . is persuasively mounted." --Financial Times

"Make[s] the case clearly and forcefully that historians' violations of common standards of ethics are not to be taken lightly." --Los Angeles Times

"As readable as any political thriller." --Library Journal

"Intrigues and educates . . . Wiener has a journalist's knack for boiling complex cases into digestible bits." --The Seattle Times