After the Fact: The Art of Historical Detection Combined / Edition 4 available in Paperback
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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.
|Publisher:||McGraw-Hill Companies, The|
|Edition description:||Older Edition|
|Product dimensions:||6.42(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.61(d)|
Table of ContentsCHAPTER ONEServing Time in Virginia: The Perspectives of Evidence in Social History CHAPTER TWO The Visible and Invisible Worlds of Salem: Studying Crisis at the Community Level CHAPTER THREE Declaring Independence: The Strategies of Documentary Analysis CHATPER FOUR Jackson's Frontierand Turner's: History and Grand Theory CHAPTER FIVE The Invisible Pioneers: Ecological Transformations along the Western Frontier CHAPTER SIX The Madness of John Brown: The Uses of Psychohistory CHAPTER SEVEN The View from the Bottom Rail: Oral History and the Freedpeople CHAPTER EIGHT The Mirror with a Memory: Photographic Evidence and the Urban Scene CHAPTER NINE USDA Government Inspected: The Jungle of Political History CHAPTER TEN Sacco and Vanzetti: The Case of History versus Law CHAPTER ELEVEN Dust Bowl Odyssey: The Collective History of a Migration CHAPTER TWELVE The Decision to Drop the Bomb: The Uses of Models in History CHAPTER THIRTEEN From Rosie to Lucy: (and more...)