Book Discussion on Past Imperfect: Facts, Fictions, Frauds

Oct 18, 2004


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Mr. Hoffer talked about his book Past Imperfect: Facts, Fictions, Frauds - American History from Bancroft and Parkman to Ambrose, Bellisles, Ellis, and Goodwin, published by PublicAffairs. An adviser to the .. Read More
Mr. Hoffer talked about his book Past Imperfect: Facts, Fictions, Frauds - American History from Bancroft and Parkman to Ambrose, Bellisles, Ellis, and Goodwin, published by PublicAffairs. An adviser to the American Historical Association on plagiarism, Professor Hoffer focused on four notorious recent cases of professional historical misconduct in his book. Among the topics he addressed were the professional study of history, the battle between academic and popular history, and professional standards for journalists and historians.

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  • Ambrose, Stephen E.
  • Ellis, Joseph J.
  • Goodwin, Doris Kearns
  • Hoffer, Peter Charles
  • Lamb, Brian