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Title The collected What if? : eminent historians imagining what might have been : essays / by Caleb Carr ... [et al.] ; edited by Robert Cowley.

Imprint New York : Putnam, [2005?]

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 Axe Special Collections Whitehead  909 C685, 2005    ---  Lib Use Only
Description xvi, 827 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Note Previously published as: What if? and What if? 2 in 1999 and 2001.
Contents Infectious alternatives : the plague that saved Jerusalem, 701B.C. / William H. McNeill -- A good night's sleep can do wonders / Barbara N. Porter -- No glory that was Greece : the Persians win at Salamis, 480 B.C. / Victor Davis Hanson -- Conquest denied : the premature death of Alexander the Great / Josiah Ober -- Furor Teutonicus : the Teutoburg forest, A.D. 9 / Lewis H. Lapham -- The dark ages made lighter : the consequences of two defeats / Barry S. Strauss -- The death that saved Europe : the Mongols turn back / Cecelia Holland -- If only it had not been such a wet summer : the critical decade of the 1520s / Theodore K. Rabb -- If the Holy League hadn't dithered / Peter Pierson -- The immolation of Hernan Cortes : Tenochtitlan, June 30, 1521 / Ross Hassig -- The repulse of the English fireships : the Spanish Armada triumphs, August 8, 1588 / Geoffrey Parker -- Unlikely victory : thirteen ways the Americans could have lost the Revolution / Thomas Fleming -- George Washington's gamble / Ira D. Gruber -- What the fog wrought : the Revolution's Dunkirk, August 29, 1776 / David McCullough -- Ruler of the world : Napoleon's missed opportunities / Alistair Horne -- Napoleon wins at Waterloo / Caleb Carr -- If the lost order hadn't been lost : Robert E. Lee humbles the Union / James M. McPherson -- A Confederate Cannae and other scenarios : how the Civil War might have turned out differently / Stephen W. Sears -- Vietnam in America, 1865 / Tom Wicker -- The what ifs of 1914 : the world war that should never have been / Robert Cowley -- Bismarck's empire : stillborn / James Chace -- Thanks, but no cigar / David Clay Large -- The armistice of desperation / Dennis E. Showalter -- How Hitler could have won the war : the drive for the Middle East, 1941 / John Keegan -- What a taxi driver wrought / Williamson Murray -- Triumph of the dictators / David Fromkin -- Our midway disaster : Japan springs a trap, June 4, 1942 / Theodore F. Cook, Jr. -- The case of the missing carriers / Elihu Rose -- D Day fails : atomic alternatives in Europe / Stephen E. Ambrose -- The Soviet invasion of Japan / Robert Cowley -- Funeral in Berlin : the Cold War turns hot / David Clay Large -- China without tears : if Chiang Kai-shek hadn't gambled in 1946 / Arthur Waldron -- A quagmire avoided? / Ted Morgan -- The end / Robert L. O'Connell -- Socrates dies at Delium, 424 B.C. / Victor Davis Hanson -- Not by a nose : the triumph of Antony and Cleopatra at Actium, 31 B.C. / Josiah Ober -- Pontius Pilate spares Jesus / Carlos M.N. Eire -- 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's invasion 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 -- 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 -- rEnigma uncracked / David Kahn -- Pius XII protests the Holocaust / Robert Katz -- VE Day--November 11, 1944 / Caleb Carr -- The Fuhrer 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 -- What if Pizarro had not found potatoes in Peru? / William H. McNeill.
Subject Imaginary wars and battles.
Imaginary histories.
Added Author Cowley, Robert.
Carr, Caleb, 1955-
Added Title What if?
What if? 2.
ISBN 0399152385
9780399152382
Standard No. 070918152382

 
    
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