After the Fact With Primary Source Investigator

ISBN-10: 0072996102
ISBN-13: 9780072996104
Edition: 5th 2005
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Description: For more than twenty-five years, After the Fact has provided a time-tested, innovative approach to guiding students through American history and the methods used to study it. In dramatic episodes that move chronologically through American history,  More...

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Book details

List price: $55.63
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date: 7/30/2004
Binding: Mixed Media
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.25" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.836
Language: English

For more than twenty-five years, After the Fact has provided a time-tested, innovative approach to guiding 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 like oral evidence, photographs, ecological data, films and television programs, church and town records, census data, and novels. Whether for the introductory survey or for a historical methods course, After the Fact is the ideal text for any instructor who wants to introduce his or her students to what it is that historians actually do when studying American history.

Historian and writer James West Davidson received his B.A. from Haverford College and his Ph.D. from Yale University. He currently lives in New York's Hudson Valley.

Mark H.Lytle received his PhD from Yale University and is Professor of History and Environmental Studies as well as Chair of the American Studies Program at Bard College. He is also Director of the Master of Arts in Teaching Program at Bard. His publications include The Origins of the Iranian-American Alliance, 1941-1953, After the Fact: The Art of Historical Detection (with James West Davidson) and, most recently, "An Environmental Approach to American Diplomatic History" in Diplomatic History. He is at work on The Uncivil War: America in the Vietnam Era.

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