After the Fact: The Art of Historical Detection by James West Davidson

By James West Davidson

For greater than twenty-five years After the actual fact has guided scholars via American heritage and the equipment used to review it. In dramatic episodes that stream chronologically via American historical past this best-selling ebook examines a huge number of themes together with oral facts images ecological facts motion pictures and tv courses church and city files census info and novels. no matter if for an introductory survey or for a historic tools direction After the truth is the proper textual content to introduce readers step-by-step to the detective paintings and analytical techniques historians use after they are literally doing history.

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