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Chapter 8 Monographs and Scholarly Sources BOYLE: "Mr. Nugent," says I, "Father Farrell is a man o' the people, an', as far as I know the History o' me country, the priests was always in the van of the fight for Irelan's freedom." . . . "Who are you tellin'?" says he. "Didn't they let down the Fenians, an' didn't they do in Parnell? An' now . . ." "You ought to be ashamed o' yourself," says I, interruptin' him, "not to know the History o' your country." An' I left him gawkin' where he was. JOXER: Where ignorance's bliss 'tis folly to be wise; I

around Antioch, for Chalcedonian Christians in northern Syria (and elsewhere in the Byzantine Empire) were carrying out parallel parts of a single 10 A SHARED SCHOLARLY CULTURE A ShARED SChOLARLY CULTURE    289 project to implement in their own languages a Byzantine ecclesiastical curriculum being promoted by Byzantine churchmen, backed by the wealth and prestige of something they called the Roman Empire. Many of these texts had already been available in Arabic before Ibn al-Fad. l retranslated them, just as many had been available in Georgian before the Athonites

129 A New World of Scholarly Communication November 2003 Higher-education leaders invariably have long lists of diffi cult issues to confront. These days, high on my list is the future of our university libraries. Although libraries form the basic infra- structure of the academic endeavor, I have come face to face with an unhappy fact: University librarians are now being forced to work with faculty members to choose more of the publications they can do without. The ballooning costs of academic publi- cations are preventing faculty members and researchers

2 The Scholarly Context of the Study As an ethnography of an age-homogeneous community in an East Asian culture, this study of Fuji-no-Sato addresses three principal bodies of literature in the West: Asian studies, cultural gerontology, and social change. In the field of Asian studies, it takes its place among many other community ethnographies, each of which re- veals a facet of the evolving contemporary culture of Japan. As con- tributors to this literature, we have sought to clarify some things about the role of the elderly in Japanese society and about

, impugned leading members of the American historical profession for aiding and abetting a major case of intellectual fraud.1 Kennan’s accusations focused in particular on J. Franklin Jameson, former editor of the American Historical Review, and Samuel Harper, professor of Russian language and institutions at the University of Chicago. When called upon to examine Sisson’s collection, these two experts had found “no reason to doubt the i n t r o d u c t i o n Scholarly Scandals: Why Do They Happen? 1 genuineness or authenticity of these . . . documents.” Kennan maintained

IV IDEOLOGICAL AND SCHOLARLY APPROACHES TO INDUSTRIALIZATION In 1901, Theodor Mommsen, the well-known German his- torian, issued a proclamation in defense of academic freedom. In it he spoke of "research without presuppositions" as the vital nerve of academic life. The conscientious scholar arrives at conclusions which appear to him right in view of logical and factual considera- tions. Truthfulness is his watchword. It is the basis of his self-esteem, his honor, and his influence on youth. This simple canon is in jeopardy where the religious affiliation

159 5 Persian Scholarly Networks in Mughal Punjab Purnima Dhavan Soon after Emperor Jalal al-Din Muhammad Akbar adopted Persian as the language of state in 1581, both the Mughal Empire and the cultural sphere of Persian expanded together in South Asia. Persian had a long history in South Asia before the Mughals, which would continue in South Asia even as the Mughal Empire slowly retrenched, but the stories of the language and the state that advanced it in India are intrinsically linked. Its official role in state administration and also as the language of

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