9780077292690

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

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  • ISBN13:

    9780077292690

  • ISBN10:

    0077292693

  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 9/22/2009
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education

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Summary

For more than twenty-five years,After the Facthas 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..

Table of Contents

Prefacep. ix
Introductionp. xi
Prologue: The Strange Death of Silas Deanep. xvii
The View from the Bottom Railp. 171
Past And Present: Whose Oral History?p. 201
The Mirror with a Memoryp. 203
Past And Present: Why Can't I See Them Now?p. 227
USDA Government Inspectedp. 229
Sacco and Vanzettip. 256
Past And Present: The Mending Wall?p. 282
DusrBowl Odysseyp. 284
p. The Decision
Past And Present: Truckstop Atomic Sciencep. 337
From Rosie to Lucyp. 339
Sitting-Inp. 366
Breaking into Watergatep. 396
Where Trouble Comesp. 420
Creditsp. 449
Indexp. 451
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