Re: McMurry Review Citation
- I'm not sure who McMurry considers to be the plagiarizer, but it's a
pretty clear indication of problems with co-authors, even if
responsibilities are clearly delineated.
I'd think the standard response would be that they were both
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, SDE80@a... wrote:
> In a message dated 4/28/2004 2:28:04 PM Eastern Daylight Time,
> heidimarc@m... writes:
> > What of McDonough's other titles, like Shiloh, In Hell Before
> > Fall, or the one's he did on Franklin and Chattanooga? Do they
> > suffer the same problems as the Atlanta book. And was the
> > book written before or after these other titles?
> After. And he has a new book on the Battle of Nashville coming out
> Incidentally, he and James Pickett Jones were co-authors of War So
> I don't know who McMurry considers the plagerizer to be.
> Sam Elliott
- --- In email@example.com, "R.W. \(Bob\) Taubman"
> You are quite welcome. I enjoy the exercise. Being a retired policeThe problem, of course, is that if plagiarized, it adds no new
> officer/systems analyst, I enjoy the online "sleuthing".
> I think we agree that had the proper citations and and credits been
> given, there wouldn't have been a problem with the book. I have it
> on my shelf and it shall remain there with the proper cautions. It
> is unfortunate that a book that may be historically correct is now
> of questionable value due to the plagiarism issue.
thought to what has been originally written - whether available to us
in written form or not.
McMurry was historically correct; the McDonough book added nothing
(at least insofar as the plagiarized parts go).
Villa Hills, KY
- In a message dated 5/5/2004 1:01:44 PM Eastern Daylight Time, dmsmith001@... writes:
> The McDonough Atlanta book was, to the best of myI owned his Shiloh book long before the Atlanta one
> knowledge, McDonough's first.
came out. The Atlanta book has a 1991 publication
date (I *think*) and Amazon indicates the Shiloh book
was published in 1983.
I think his work is very superficial. Most of us could
do as well.
I do recall, before I learned of the plagerism issue,
seeing folks refer to Castel's book as the *first*
book-length treatment of the campaign, and wondering
why the McDonough-Jones book was being ignored.