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message 1: by Peter (new)

Peter Mathews (pdmathews) | 223 comments The following books have "unknown" for their original publication year. Please update as follows:

1. 2017: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/3...

2. 1961:https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/3...

However, shouldn't this record be combined with this one?

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/5...

They are actually translations of the same work from French. History of Madness is the translation of the complete work, Madness and Civilization is an abridged translation.

3. 2017: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/3...

Thank you.


message 2: by Sandra (new)

Sandra | 26906 comments Added original publication dates. No.2 is added as 2004 as per WorldCat. This might change when a more thorough investigation is done.

We don't combine works that are abridged, and obviously some of the ones you linked to are combined in error.

There is a massive page discrepancy between some of these works, about 300 pages or half the works.

If another librarian would like to have a look & do some of the separating/combining I'd appreciate it, as its nearly 1am here and I think I need some sleep.

If not, I'll have a look in the morning :)


message 3: by Elizabeth (Alaska) (last edited Jun 28, 2018 08:13AM) (new)

Elizabeth (Alaska) | 7164 comments Sandra wrote: "We don't combine works that are abridged, and obviously some of the ones you linked to are combined in error."

Yes, we do.

Combined History of Madness with Madness and Civilization.


message 4: by rivka, Librarian Moderator (new)

rivka | 45482 comments Mod
Sandra wrote: "We don't combine works that are abridged"

We certainly do. Perhaps you are thinking of adaptations?


message 5: by Sandra (new)

Sandra | 26906 comments Yep, I was thinking adaptations, as I said I needed sleep. LOL.


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