ISBN-10:
0073385484
ISBN-13:
9780073385488
Pub. Date:
09/22/2009
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Higher Education
After the Fact: The Art of Historical Detection / Edition 6

After the Fact: The Art of Historical Detection / Edition 6

by James West Davidson, Mark H Lytle, Lytle Mark

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ISBN-13: 9780073385488
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date: 09/22/2009
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 512
Sales rank: 522,110
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

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.
Mark H. Lytle received his Ph.D. from Yale University and is Professor of History and Environmental Studies. he has served two years as Mary Ball Washington Professor of American History at University College, Dublin, in Ireland. His publications include The Origins of the Iranian-American Alliance, 1941-1953, After the Fact: The Art of Historical Detection (with James West Davidson), America's Uncivil Wars: The Sixties Era from Elvis to the Fall of Richard Nixon, and, most recently, The Gentle Subversive: Rachel Carson, Silent Spring, and the Rise of the Environmental Movement. He is co-editor of a joint issue of the journals of Diplomatic History and Environmental History dedicated to the field of environmental diplomacy.

Table of Contents

Prologue: The Strange Death of Silas Deane

Chapter 1. Contact

Chapter 2. Serving Time in Virginia

Chapter 3. The Visible and Invisible Worlds of Salem

Chapter 4. Declaring Independence

Chapter 5. Material Witness

Chapter 6. Jackson's Frontier-and Turner's

Chapter 7. The Madness of John Brown

Chapter 8. The View from the Bottom Rail

Chapter 9. The Mirror with a Memory

Chapter 10. USDA Government Inspected

Chapter 11. Sacco and Vanzetti

Chapter 12. Dust Bowl Odyssey

Chapter 13. The Decision to Drop the Bomb

Chapter 14. From Rosie to Lucy

Chapter 15. Sitting In

Chapter 16. Breaking Into WaterGate

Chapter 17. Where Trouble Comes

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