9780072294286

After the Fact: The Art of Historical Detection Volume 2

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  • ISBN13:

    9780072294286

  • ISBN10:

    0072294280

  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 10/6/1999
  • Publisher: MCG (Manual)
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Summary

For more than twenty years, After the Fact has been a popular and best-selling approach to guiding students through American History and the methods used to generate it. In fifteen dramatic episodes that move chronologically through American history, this book examines such topics as oral evidence, photographs, ecological data, films and television programs, church and town records, census data, and novels.

Table of Contents

Preface ix
Introduction xi
Prologue The Strange Death of Silas Deane xiv
The View From the Bottom Rail
147(31)
The Mirror with a Memory
178(23)
USDA Government Inspected
201(28)
Sacco and Vanzetti
229(27)
Dust Bowl Odyssey
256(28)
The Decision to Drop the Bomb
284(28)
From Rosie to Lucy
312(27)
Breaking into Watergate
339(25)
Where Trouble Comes
364(32)
Index 396

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