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

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Edition: 6th
Format: Paperback
Pub. Date: 2009-09-22
Publisher(s): McGraw Hill
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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
Contactp. 1
Serving Time in Virginiap. 31
Past And Present: Is Slavery Dead?p. 51
The Visible and Invisible Worlds of Salemp. 52
Declaring Independencep. 75
Material Witnessp. 98
Past And Present: Inside The Information Revolutionp. 123
Jackson's Frontier-and Turner'sp. 124
The Madness of John Brownp. 148
The View from the Bottom Railp. 171
Past And Present: Whose Oral History?p. 201
Creditsp. 203
Indexp. 205
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