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Robert Cowley, ed.
More What If? Eminent Historians Imagine What Might Have Been.
Published London: Pan Books, 4th impression (previously issued 2003; original edn. published by Putnam, 2001).
Binding: paperback, perfect bound.
Printer: Mackays of Chatham.
Page count: xvii,427pp.
Main language: English.
Overall condition fair to good: this copy has some general wear on the covers, not too severe, the spine is not creased from reading; top edge a bit frayed where it has been trimmed badly during manufacture; pages rather yellowed with age; a date inked on the half-title page, but the main text appears to be free of marking.
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Publisher's price £8.99]
Weight without packaging: 303g.
Emphasis mostly post-medieval: presents a selection of alternative scenarios for significant historical events.
Hanson, Socrates dies at Delium;
Ober, Triumph of Antony & Cleopatra at Actium;
Eire, Pilate spares Jesus;
Holland, Repulse at Hasting - William does not conquer England;
Cook, Chinese discovery of the New World, 15th c.;
Parker, Luther burns at stake;
Rabb, If Charles I had not left Whitehall, August 1641;
Fleming, Napoléon's invasion of North America;
Wicker, If Lincoln had not freed the slaves;
Horne, France turns the other cheek, July 1870;
Lukacs, Election of Roosevelt, 1912;
O'Connell, Weapon that could have won the War for Germany in 1915;
Feifer, Russian Revolution without Lenin?;
Ward, Luck of Roosevelt;
Murray, War of 1938 - Chamberlain fails to sway Hitler;
Roberts, Prime Minister Halifax - Britain makes peace with Germany;
Bradley, Boys who saved Australia, 1942;
Kahn, Enigma uncracked - allies fail to break cipher machine;
Katz, Pius XII protests the Holocaust;
Carr, VE Day November 1944;
Spiller, Führer in the dock;
Frank, No bomb, no end - Japan 1945;
Chace, Presidency of Henry Wallace;
Morrow, Tale of 3 congressmen, 1948 - Nixon, Johnson & Kennedy;
McNeill, What if Pizarro had not found potatoes in Peru?
Illustrations: 16, monochrome
Maps & plans: 9
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