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After the Fact The Art of Historical Detection

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ISBN-10: 0077292685

ISBN-13: 9780077292683

Edition: 6th 2010

Authors: James West Davidson, Mark H. Lytle, Mark H. Lytle

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List price: $69.30
Edition: 6th
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date: 9/22/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

James West Davidson is a historian living in the Hudson Valley, New York. He is the co-author of American Nation and The Art of Historical Detection. John Rugge is a physician living in the Adirondacks. They are the authors of The Complete Wilderness Padd

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.

Preface
Introduction
Prologue: The Strange Death of Silas Deane
Contact
Serving Time in Virginia
Past And Present: Is Slavery Dead?
The Visible and Invisible Worlds of Salem
Declaring Independence
Material Witness
Past And Present: Inside The Information Revolution
Jackson's Frontier-and Turner's
The Madness of John Brown
The View from the Bottom Rail
Past And Present: Whose Oral History?
Credits
Index