9780070156111

After the Fact Vol. 2 : The Art of Historical Detection

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  • ISBN13:

    9780070156111

  • ISBN10:

    0070156115

  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 6/1/1992
  • Publisher: McGraw Hill College Div
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Table of Contents

Preface to the Third Edition ix
Introduction xiii
PROLOGUE The Strange Death of Silas Deane xvii
The Problem of Selecting Evidence
The View from the Bottom Rail
148(30)
Oral History and the Freedmen's Point of View
The Mirror with a Memory
178(23)
Photographic Evidence and the Urban Scene
Usda Government Inspected
201(27)
The Jungle of Political History
Sacco and Vanzetti
228(26)
The Case of History versus Law
Huey Generis
254(21)
The Louisiana Kingfish and ``Great-Man'' History
The Decision to Drop the Bomb
275(28)
The Uses of Models in History
From Rosie to Lucy
303(26)
The Mass Media and Images of Women in the 1950s
Instant Watergate
329(27)
Footnoting The Final Days
Where Trouble Comes
356(31)
History and Myth in the Films of Vietnam
Index 387

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