After the Fact, Volume II: The Art of Historical Detection

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September 2009



For more than twenty-five years, After the Fact has guided students through American history and the methods used to study it. In dramatic episodes that move chronologically through American history, this best-selling book examines a broad variety of topics including oral evidence, photographs, ecological data, films and television programs, church and town records, census data, and novels. Whether for an introductory survey or for a historical methods course, After the Fact is the ideal text to introduce readers, step by step, to the detective work and analytical approaches historians use when they are actually doing history.


<h3>Chapter 8. The View from the Bottom Rail<h3>Chapter 9. The Mirror with a Memory<h3>Chapter 10. USDA Government Inspected<h3>Chapter 11. Sacco and Vanzetti<h3>Chapter 12. Dust Bowl Odyssey <h3>Chapter 13. The Decision to Drop the Bomb <h3>Chapter 14. From Rosie to Lucy <h3>Chapter 15. Sitting In <h3>Chapter 16. Breaking Into WaterGate <h3>Chapter 17. Where Trouble Comes


James West Davidson received his B.A. from Haverford College and his Ph.D. from Yale University. A historian who has pursued a full-time writing career, he is the author of numerous books, among them After the Fact: The Art of Historical Detection (with Mark H. Lytle), The Logic of Millennial Thought: Eighteenth Century New England, and Great Heart: The History of a Labrador Adventure (with John Rugge). He is co-editor with Michael Stiff of the Oxford New Narratives in American History, in which his most recent book appears: 'They Say': Ida B. Wells and the Reconstruction of Race.
EAN: 9780077292690
ISBN: 0077292693
Untertitel: 'After the Fact'. Sprache: Englisch.
Erscheinungsdatum: September 2009
Seitenanzahl: 468 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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