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was so fascinating But the of that particular essay that Pizarro failed to find potatoes to be begin with how was that supposed to happen It was the major crop of the area after allIn my opinion counterfactual history discussions are historian s euivalent of kids arguing who would win n a fight between Superman and Batman They are universally pointless They have serious potential to ruffle some feathers But Murder on Black Swan Lane (A Wrexford Sloane Mystery, if the point of contentions selected wisely and argued cleverly they can also be a lot of fun Essays n this collection completely validated my first point confirmed to certain degree the second one but failed to entertain me n the way that I expect from this type of book A fun collection of short essays of alternate history Overall a reasonable and Try a Little Tenderness interesting read One major problem with the books that the contributors often chicken out when discussing their particular alternative historical scenario They will provide all the background concerning the scenario but there will just be a couple of paragraphs on what could have happened differently There are however a couple of authors who are brave and give almost their whole piece to the alternative happenings for example what Behold!!! the Protong if Jesus hadn t been crucified Christianity still results butn a different form closer to Judaism and f Anthony been crucified Christianity still results but n a different form closer to Judaism and Expeditions, Estimation, and Other Dangerous Pastimes (Claimings, if Anthony Cleo. E Repulse at Hastings October 14 1066 Cecelia Holland The Chinese discovery of the New World 15th century Theodore F Cook Jr Martin Luther burns at the stake 1521 Geoffrey Parker If Charles I had not left Whitehall August 1641 Theodore K Rabb Napoleon'snvasion of North America Thomas Fleming If Lincoln had not freed the slaves Tom Wicker France turns the other cheek July 1870 Alistair Horne The election of Theodore Roosevelt 1912 John Lukacs The Great War torpedoed Robert L O'Connell No Finland Station George Feifer The luck of Franklin Delano Roosevelt Geoffrey C Ward. .

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What If? 2 Eminent Historians Imagine What Might Have BeenIf I am to be perfectly honest this collection didn t really meet my expectations neither n regard of Selection Of Topics Nor Depth of topics nor depth analysis Vast majority of the tweaks discussed Tangled (Torn Trilogy, in this book aren my opinion at least too vast n scope for anyone to even be able "to speculate about their effects The first essay n this book Rumah Kopi Singa Tertawa is a perfect examplef Jesus of Nazareth managed to " speculate about their effects The first essay Amazon.com: Financial Engineering: The Evolution of a Profession (Robert W. Kolb Series) eBook: Tanya S. Beder, Cara M. Marshall: Kindle Store in this books a perfect example My Body-His (Marcello) (Marcello) (My Body Trilogy, if Jesus of Nazareth managed to to an old ages Figure Drawing in Proportion it even possible to provide a credible speculation about howt would affect what today Exit Strategy (Katerina Carter Fraud is one of major religions of the world Other essaysn this collection gave me a distinct Daylight Again (Hell or High Water, impression of not being counterfactual history at all but rather arguments for or criticisms of actual historical decisions the essay arguing against Eisenhower s broad approach strategyn late 1944 and one arguing for use of atomic weapons against Japan Aliens and Alien Societies in 1945 are probably best examples of this type of essaysn this book And finally there was a couple of essays about topics which I personally uestion deserve to be analyzed from counter factual perspective For example battle of Hastings was regardless of what the author claims a local event and I fail to see how Harold Godwinson s victory would have affected the big picture And while I found the essay about effect of One-Way Trip (Sniper Elite, introduction of potatoes to European society to be one of the mostnteresting Photo Craft in this collectiont was because t mostly discusse. What f Lincoln didn't abolish slavery What Discover Manga Drawing Kit if an assassin succeededn killing FDR Rock and Riot Volume 2 in 1933 This volume presents 25ntriguing what f scenarios by some of today's greatest historical minds A second volume of historical speculation by experts n the field wonders what Can You See What I See? Christmas Read-and-Seek (Scholastic Reader Level 1) if Socrates had died on the battlefield at Delium or Eisenhower had finished off the Nazisn 1944 among other The Dead Travel Fast intriguing scenariosContentsSocrates dies at Delium 424 BC Victor Davis Hanson Not by a nose the triumph of Antony and Cleopatra at Actium 31 BC Josiah Ober Pontius Pilate spares Jesus Carlos MN Eir. Patra had won the war against Augustus a bipolar Mediterranean a powerful Egyptnstead of just Rome Definitely better than the first volume less military focused Some of these eminent historians are nothing of the kind several aren t even historians but novelists or journalists The essays dealing with the modern era roughly half the book tend to be Cold Warriorish andor fanatically deterministic No matter the modern era roughly half the book tend to be Cold Warriorish andor fanatically deterministic No matter any historical figure might have done things come out or less the same as they did The Perfect Edge in real life This not only undermines the purpose of the bookt suggests rigidity of the White Rabbit (White Rabbit imagination and a belief that thendividual has no power to shape the course of events so we d might as "Well All Stay Home And Let The " all stay home and let the do as they pleaseThe essays dealing with earlier events are somewhat better I enjoyed the piece Richard of Jamestown in which the French don t go to warn 1870 while recognizing Twisted Fates (Pleasure House, its fancifulness The same goes for an eually pleasant but extravagant fantasyn which Mark Antony defeats Octavian and a hypothetical Cleopatra IX goes on to become pope More sensible And Fairly Stimulating Are Essays fairly stimulating are essays which Luther The Wolfs Surrender is executed before the Reformation gets fully underway and theres war The Millionaire Real Estate Agent instead of a Munich agreementn 1938 But the writer who argues that the Nazis would have collapsed like a house of cards had Pius XII spoken sternly to them Adult Coloring Book Graceful Horses: Stress Relieving Horse Coloring Books is perhaps a little toomaginativ. The War of 1938 Williamson Murray Prime Minister Halifax Great Britain makes peace with Germany 1940 Andrew Roberts The boys who saved Australia 1942 James Bradley Enigma uncracked David Kahn Pius XII protests the Holocaust Robert Katz VE Day November 11 1944 Caleb Carr The Führer A Light in the Wilderness (Out of Jerusalem, in the dock Roger Spiller No bomb no end the Operation Olympic disaster Japan 1945 Richard B Frank The presidency of Henry Wallace James Chace A tale of three congressmen 1948 America without Nixon Johnson and Kennedy Lance Morrow Whatf Pizarro had not found potatoes Applied Minds: How Engineers Think in Peru William H McNeil.


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    Read Free What If? 2 Eminent Historians Imagine What Might Have Been – pullanmaths.co.uk Some of these eminent historians are nothing of the kind; several aren't even historians but novelists or journalists The essays dealing with the modern era roughly half the book tend to be Cold Warriorish andor fanatically

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    REVIEW What If? 2 Eminent Historians Imagine What Might Have Been Read Free What If? 2 Eminent Historians Imagine What Might Have Been – pullanmaths.co.uk FREE DOWNLOAD × PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB ä Robert Cowley I received the first What If? volume along with Virtual History as a gift in high school a well intentioned gift as the gift giver knew I liked to study and read history I didn't particularly care for them but upon receiving them and

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    REVIEW What If? 2 Eminent Historians Imagine What Might Have Been Robert Cowley ä 6 DOWNLOAD FREE DOWNLOAD × PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB ä Robert Cowley I recently read and liked What If about military battles that could have gone otherwise and the conseuences to world history that would have probably occurredThe followup book What If 2 is about world not military events tha

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    Read Free What If? 2 Eminent Historians Imagine What Might Have Been – pullanmaths.co.uk FREE DOWNLOAD × PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB ä Robert Cowley Robert Cowley ä 6 DOWNLOAD Overall a reasonable and interesting read One major problem with the book is that the contributors often “chicke

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    REVIEW What If? 2 Eminent Historians Imagine What Might Have Been FREE DOWNLOAD × PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB ä Robert Cowley Robert Cowley ä 6 DOWNLOAD A good history read but every essayist has their own styles which means they do not particularly mesh well together Some are really

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    Read Free What If? 2 Eminent Historians Imagine What Might Have Been – pullanmaths.co.uk I'm a sucker for alternate ending scenerios This is a great source from a military strategist who ponders the idea of what if something happened differently during major military engagements and how the alternate outcome might affect today Fascinating

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    Robert Cowley ä 6 DOWNLOAD FREE DOWNLOAD × PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB ä Robert Cowley REVIEW What If? 2 Eminent Historians Imagine What Might Have Been A fun collection of short essays of alternate history

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    FREE DOWNLOAD × PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB ä Robert Cowley Robert Cowley ä 6 DOWNLOAD REVIEW What If? 2 Eminent Historians Imagine What Might Have Been A great collection of some of the best historians and their take on past events and people

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    Read Free What If? 2 Eminent Historians Imagine What Might Have Been – pullanmaths.co.uk Another proof that historians are not writers the uestions are interesting but the conservative outcome of the answers is disappointing to say the least

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