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

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$15.95  $14.67
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New Press
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260
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5.2 X 0.8 X 7.4 inches | 0.65 pounds
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English
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9781595581594
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About the Author

Jon Wiener is a contributing editor to The Nation and is host and producer of Start Making Sense, The Nation's weekly podcast. An emeritus professor of U.S. history at UC Irvine, he is the author of Gimme Some Truth, Come Together, and, most recently, Set the Night on Fire: L.A. in the Sixties (with Mike Davis). 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