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

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September 2009

Beschreibung

Beschreibung

Examines a variety of topics including oral evidence, photographs, ecological data, films and television programs, church and town records, census data, and novels. This book introduces readers, step by step, to the detective work and analytical approaches historians use when they are actually doing history.

Inhaltsverzeichnis

Chapter 8. The View from the Bottom RailChapter 9. The Mirror with a MemoryChapter 10. USDA Government InspectedChapter 11. Sacco and VanzettiChapter 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

Portrait

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.
EAN: 9780077292690
ISBN: 0077292693
Untertitel: 'After the Fact'. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: MCGRAW HILL BOOK CO
Erscheinungsdatum: September 2009
Seitenanzahl: 468 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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