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Scandals and scoundrels : seven cases that shook the academy, Ron Robin

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Scandals and scoundrels : seven cases that shook the academy
Title
Scandals and scoundrels
Title remainder
seven cases that shook the academy
Statement of responsibility
Ron Robin
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Ron Robin takes an intriguing look at the shifting nature of academic and public discourse in this incisive consideration of recent academic scandals--including charges of plagiarism against Stephen Ambrose, Derek Freeman's attempt to debunk Margaret Mead's research, Michael Bellesiles's alleged fabrication of an early America without weapons, Joseph Ellis's imaginary participation in major historical events of the 1960s, Napoleon Chagnon's creation and manipulation of a "Stone Age people," and
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Cataloging source
N$T
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Robin, Ron Theodore
Dewey number
174/.937873
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Index
index present
LC call number
PN167
LC item number
.R63 2004eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Plagiarism
  • Impostors and imposture
  • Learning and scholarship
  • BUSINESS & ECONOMICS
  • EDUCATION
  • Impostors and imposture
  • Learning and scholarship
  • Plagiarism
Label
Scandals and scoundrels : seven cases that shook the academy, Ron Robin
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 235-265) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : scholarly scandals: why do they happen? -- Plagiarism and the demise of gatekeepers -- The noble lie : "arming America" and the right to bear arms -- "A self of many possibilities" : Joseph Ellis, the protean historian -- The ghost of Caliban : Derek Freeman and "the fateful hoaxing of Margaret Mead" -- Violent people and gentle savages : the Yanomami controversy -- The willful suspension of disbelief : Rigoberta Menchú and the making of the Mayan holocaust -- Science fiction : Sokal's hoax and the "linguist left" -- What do the scandals mean?
Control code
56733709
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 277 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780520235786
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
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22573/cttsxd59
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not applicable
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unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)56733709
Label
Scandals and scoundrels : seven cases that shook the academy, Ron Robin
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 235-265) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : scholarly scandals: why do they happen? -- Plagiarism and the demise of gatekeepers -- The noble lie : "arming America" and the right to bear arms -- "A self of many possibilities" : Joseph Ellis, the protean historian -- The ghost of Caliban : Derek Freeman and "the fateful hoaxing of Margaret Mead" -- Violent people and gentle savages : the Yanomami controversy -- The willful suspension of disbelief : Rigoberta Menchú and the making of the Mayan holocaust -- Science fiction : Sokal's hoax and the "linguist left" -- What do the scandals mean?
Control code
56733709
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 277 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780520235786
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttsxd59
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)56733709

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