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03-15-2011, 05:41 PM
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Originally Posted by JustOneOfTheGuys View Post
Books are legitimate sources of hockey history, though a historian like any academic has criticism for the literature in the field. Some books have extensive interviews cited and stats and endnotes. Others don't.
Exactly, a book is as good as the book is. But. What jkrx is saying is that it can be difficult to differentiate between a good book and a bad book when it is cited and books are often treated as always being good, so bad books are very insidious.

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