Skip to content

After the Fact The Art of Historical Detection

Spend $50 to get a free DVD!

ISBN-10: 0070156093

ISBN-13: 9780070156098

Edition: 3rd

Authors: James West Davidson, Mark H. Lytle

List price: $29.69
Blue ribbon 30 day, 100% satisfaction guarantee!
Out of stock
what's this?
Rush Rewards U
Members Receive:
Carrot Coin icon
XP icon
You have reached 400 XP and carrot coins. That is the daily max!


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.
Customers also bought

Book details

List price: $29.69
Edition: 3rd
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 480
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.518
Language: English

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.

Serving Time in Virginia:The Perspectives of Evidence in Social History
The Visible and Invisible Worlds of Salem:Studying Crisis at the Community Level
Declaring Independence:The Strategies of Documentary Analysis
Jackson's Frontier-and Turner's:History and Grand Theory
The Invisible Pioneers:Ecological Transformations along the Western Frontier
The Madness of John Brown:The Uses of Psychohistory
The View from the Bottom Rail:Oral History and the Freedpeople
The Mirror with a Memory:Photographic Evidence and the Urban Scene
USDA Government Inspected:The Jungle of Political History
Sacco and Vanzetti:The Case of History versus Law
Dust Bowl Odyssey:The Collective History of a Migration
The Decision to Drop the Bomb:The Uses of Models in History
From Rosie to Lucy:The Mass Media and Images of Women in the 1950s
Breaking into Watergate:Plumbing a Presidency through Audio Tapes
Where Trouble Comes:History and Myth in the Films of Vietnam
Table of Contents provided by Publisher. All Rights Reserved.