What Might Have Been

What Might Have Been

Leading Historians on Twelve 'what Ifs' of History

Book - 2004
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Throughout history, great and terrible events have often hinged upon sheer luck. Tiny changes to great enterprises can produce profoundly different results. Andrew Roberts assembles a team of twelve leading historians and biographers and asks them what might have happened if major world events had gone differently.
Publisher: London : Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2004.
ISBN: 9780297848776
Branch Call Number: 909 Wha
Characteristics: xv, 188 pages ; 23 cm.
Additional Contributors: Roberts, Andrew 1963-


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Dec 29, 2016

The style and even quality of writing varies a lot: some presuppose a lot of detailed knowledge, whilst others just go with their premise. The best essay was on Stalin by Montefiore, and the funniest by far was the last on Al Gore.

Jun 12, 2012

volumes I & II, short stories

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