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Historians in trouble

plagiarism, fraud, and politics in the ivory tower

by Jon Wiener

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Published by New Press, Distributed by W.W. Norton in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Historians -- United States -- Biography.,
    • Historians -- Press coverage -- United States -- Case studies.,
    • Professional ethics -- United States -- Case studies.,
    • Mass media -- Political aspects -- United States -- History -- 20th century.,
    • Power (Social sciences) -- United States -- Case studies.,
    • Historiography -- Political aspects -- United States -- History -- 20th century.,
    • Plagiarism -- United States -- History -- 20th century.,
    • Fraud -- United States -- History -- 20th century.,
    • United States -- Historiography.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementJon Wiener.
      GenreBiography., Case studies.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE175.45 .W54 2005
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 260 p. ;
      Number of Pages260
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3306142M
      ISBN 101565848845
      LC Control Number2004050431

      On behalf of the Association of Black Women Historians (ABWH), this statement provides historical context to address widespread stereotyping presented in both the film and novel version of The Help. The book has sold over three million copies, and heavy promotion of the movie will ensure its success at the box office. In , the New York Times published a brief interview with noted Civil War historian James McPherson, The George Henry Davis Professor of American History at Princeton University. McPherson is considered to be the dean of Civil War historians. He is best known for his Pulitzer Prize winning book Battle Cry of Freedom which is the best overview of the Civil War.

      In Christian eschatology, Historicism is a method of interpretation of biblical prophecies which associates symbols with historical persons, nations or events. The main primary texts of interest to Christian historicists include apocalyptic literature, such as the Book of Daniel and the Book of sees the prophecies of Daniel as being fulfilled throughout history, extending from. Available for the first time in paperback after being widely reviewed and discussed upon its hardcover publication, Historians in Trouble is investigative journalist and historian Jon Wiener's "incisive and entertaining" (New Statesman) account of several of the most notorious history scandals of the last few years. Focusing on a dozen key controversies ranging across the .

      Niall Ferguson sees trouble ahead Historians in the News tags: Niall Ferguson. The last global financial crisis was just beginning when Niall Ferguson published his seminal book “The Ascent of. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Originally published: Description: ix, pages ; 19 cm: Contents: Introduction: historians in trouble --I. Presidential nominees Feminism and harassment: Elizabeth Fox-Genovese goes to court The Alger Hiss case, the archives, and Allen Weinstein Facing black students at Harvard .


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Available for the first time in paperback after being widely reviewed and discussed upon its hardcover publication, Historians in Trouble is investigative journalist and historian Jon Wiener’s “incisive and entertaining” (New Statesman) account of several of the most notorious history scandals of the last few years.

Focusing on a dozen key controversies ranging across the Cited by: Available for the first time in paperback after being widely reviewed and discussed upon its hardcover publication, Historians in Trouble is investigative journalist and historian Jon Wiener’s “incisive and entertaining” (New Statesman) account of several of the most notorious history scandals of the last few years.

Focusing on a dozen key controversies ranging across the. Historians in Trouble was a very interesting read, and I think my students benefitted from the several chapters assigned from it for a graduate seminar in ethics. Like our class, which examines ethical standards and practices in a broad cross-section of the heritage-related disciplines (e.g., ethnology, archaeology, conservation, history /5.

In Historians in Trouble (buy it at Amazon), investigative journalist and historian Jon Wiener examines a dozen history scandals of the last few years, and asks why some charges end up on page one and end careers, while others do not.

He argues that media spectacles end careers only when powerful groups outside the profession demand punishment. Historians in Trouble – reviewed. Harper’s magazine, by John Leonard: “Even as scholars ransack the past for bad behaviors and shameful secrets, so are their own windows and closets looked into by Jon Wiener, a professor of history at UC Irvine who covers the modern university as if it were a police beat.

by Jon Wiener. Wiener, professor of history at UC Irvine, is a contributing editor to the Nation magazine. His latest book, Historians in Trouble (New Press), is being published this week.

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A plodding, contrived, poorly written mess of a book about three generations of historians researching the Dracula legend. It spans centuries, countries and strains all credulity.

The multi-narrative structure is ambitious (and, of course, is a nod to Stoker's classic novel), but Kostova doesn't pull it off/5. Historians in trouble: plagiarism, fraud, and politics in the ivory tower User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. Cultural historian Wiener (history, Univ.

of California, Irvine) writes regularly for the Nation on the politics of academe. His thesis here, presented in a style as readable as any political thriller Read full review5/5(1).

Book Notes: Jon Wiener, Historians in Trouble Posted on by Timothy Burke I’m going to return to my aspiration to make regular entries about books I’m reading, partly to help me to work my way through the. Historians in Trouble: Plagiarism, Fraud, and Politics in the Ivory Tower - Ebook written by Jon Wiener.

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Crusaders and Historians by Thomas F. Madden June For instance, Karen Armstrong—an ex-nun who reissues her book Holy War whenever trouble is brewing in the Middle East—wasted no time adding a new introduction and getting the book back into bookstores within months of the attacks.

Historian's Prizewinning Book on Guns Is Embroiled in a Scandal. By Robert F Bellesiles did publish a response in the November issue of the Organization of American Historians newsletter, but. Historians now better recognize that a film is not a book or an article.

It cannot "cover" every topic they wish to see addressed; it will not introduce complexity and multiple causes to the degree that history in print does; and it is less effective than print in providing abstract analysis. Historians in Trouble (Hardcover) Plagiarism, Fraud, and Politics in the Ivory Tower.

By Jon Wiener. New Press. In Historians in Trouble, investigative journalist and historian Jon Wiener examines the various history scandals of the last few years. Notes (OCoLC)ocmRJon Wiener es bibliographical references and ians in trouble -.

In addition they considered the practicalities of being a historian —managing time, for example, and figuring out how to read bad handwriting—and with Jon Wiener’s Historians in Trouble as a jumping-off point, considered questions of ethics, politics, and constituency groups as they influence the historical profession for good and ill.

The Little Book of Plagiarism and Historians in Trouble have different approaches to the problem of misconduct in the writing community. Jon Wiener, a contributing editor to The Nation, articulates his concerns to the uneven penalties given when an historian's "borrowing" is detected or personal conduct as faculty or public figure comes into Author: Judy Anderson.The Historian by Elizabeth Kostova This excellent book has been spoiled for me by too many errors.

For example, page Dr. Turgut is described as having a silver mustache & a mane of silver hair yet on page when the couple meet him the next morning he now has 'curly dark. Many historians say that the review -- in criticizing the book's author for not focusing on "sociobiology" -- was effectively criticizing her for not endorsing widely discredited views about race and intelligence.

The journal is commissioning a new review of the book but is not retracting the review that it published.