Acknowledged author James West Davidson wrote After the Fact: The Art of Historical Detection comprising 512 pages back in 2009. Textbook and etextbook are published under ISBN 0073385484 and 9780073385488. Since then After the Fact: The Art of Historical Detection textbook received total rating of 3.5 stars and was available to sell back to BooksRun online for the top buyback price of $19.26 or rent at the marketplace.
For more than twenty-five years, After the Fact has guided 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 including oral evidence, photographs, ecological data, films and television programs, church and town records, census data, and novels. Whether for an introductory survey or for a historical methods course, After the Fact is the ideal text to introduce readers, step by step, to the detective work and analytical approaches historians use when they are actually doing history.