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History Revisited : Eminent Historians Take on the Great Works of Alternative History.

Author: J David Markham; Mike Resnick
Publisher: Dallas : BenBella Books, Inc., 2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This anthology collects seven of the top stories in the alternate military-history genre by writers Harry Turtledove, Kim Stanley Robinson, John Mina, William Saunders, Michael F. Flynn, and editor Mike Resnick and submits them to scrutiny by seven eminent historians to find out just how probable the events they describe really are. Addressing pivotal historical events?including the dropping of the atomic bomb on  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Markham, J. David.
History Revisited : Eminent Historians Take on the Great Works of Alternative History.
Dallas : BenBella Books, Inc., ©2009
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: J David Markham; Mike Resnick
ISBN: 9781935251613 1935251619
OCLC Number: 798535386
Description: 1 online resource (312 pages)
Contents: Introduction; Southern Strategy; The Past Is a Different Place; Racial Clearings; Empire; The Unlikely Empire; The Lucky Strike; Exceptionalism, the Atomic Bomb, and U.S.-Japanese Relations; The Daimon; Alcibiades, Syracuse, and "What Next"; Must and Shall; Do Not Embrace Them Too Hastily; Vive L'Amiral; "Vive L'Amiral."

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This anthology collects seven of the top stories in the alternate military-history genre by writers Harry Turtledove, Kim Stanley Robinson, John Mina, William Saunders, Michael F. Flynn, and editor Mike Resnick and submits them to scrutiny by seven eminent historians to find out just how probable the events they describe really are. Addressing pivotal historical events?including the dropping of the atomic bomb on Japan, the Battle of New Orleans, radical politics and Southern strategy in the mid-20th century, the Napoleonic wars, Alcibiades's sack of Syracuse, the American Civil War, and.

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