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What ifs? of American history
|Statement||new essays by Antony Beevor ... [et al.] ; edited by Robert Cowley|
|LC Classifications||E179 .W535 2001eb|
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|Format||[electronic resource] :|
|Pagination||1 online resource.|
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What I like about this particular book What ifs? of American history book (a) that it covers very interesting moments in American history and examines some intriguing "What If" speculations about them. And (b) that Crowley's approach to the task keeps the overall text full of suspense /5(41).
American History to covers all the major themes, historical figures, major dates and events from your introductory American History courses.
Topics covered include Pre-Columbian America to the post-Civil War Reconstruction : Penguin Publishing Group. What Ifs. Of American History book. Read 50 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. The what if concept is one of the most original and /5(50).
What Ifs. of American History book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. The 18 contributors to this latest installment of the What I /5(2).
What If?, subtitled The World's Foremost Military Historians Imagine What Might Have Been, is a collection of twenty essays and fourteen sidebars dealing with counterfactual was published by G.P.
Putnam's Sons inISBNand this book as well as its two sequels, What If. 2 and What Ifs. of American History, were edited by Robert : Robert Cowley. A What Ifs. book focused on American History. The other books in the series were descriptive and concise, answering many questions I myself have wondered about the events that have shaped the world as it is today, so it /5(5).
What Ifs. Of American History: Eminent Historians Imagine What Might Have Been (What If Essays) - Kindle edition by Cowley, Robert. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets.
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Did Eisenhower avoid a showdown with Stalin by not taking Berlin before the Soviets. What might have happened if JFK had Brand: Penguin Publishing Group. About What Ifs. of American History. Did Eisenhower avoid a showdown with Stalin by not taking Berlin before the Soviets.
What might have happened if JFK hadn’t been assassinated. What Ifs. of American History Eminent Historians Imagine What Might Have Been (Book): An all-American collection of essays on the pivotal moments in our nation's history by award-winning historians, the third in the bestselling series.
The what if concept is one of the most original and engaging on the current history bookshelf. The essays are chock-full of provocative ideas; they. A family member gave me this book, knowing that I was a fan of American history and "what ifs" of all varieties. I've never been a fan of the ultimately ahistorical Harry Turtledove-style novels, and I was interested in reading some alternative history that was a little more academic in scope.4/5(26).
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In recent years efforts to incl. A collection of essays on pivotal moments in American history, written by award-winning historians, includes Caleb Carr on America had there been no Revolution, Antony Beevor on Eisenhower's possible capture of Berlin before the Soviets' arrival, and Robert Dallek on what might have happened if JFK had not been assassinated.
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Get this from a library. What ifs. of American history: eminent historians imagine what might have been. [Antony Beevor; Robert Cowley;] -- A collection of essays on pivotal moments in American history includes Caleb Carr on America had there been no Revolution, and Robert Dallek on what might have happened if JFK had not been.
Thinking about what-ifs helps students see the relationship between cause and effect; it allows them to see history as a dynamic series of choices, shows them that perspective is an important aspect of analyzing history, and shocks them out of the complacency of accepting history as some kind of destiny or a series of inevitable outcomes.
What Ifs. of American History. Written by editor Robert Cowley Review by Colleen Quinn. The What Ifs. essay collections address questions of alternate history, how things would be different if other paths had been taken at crucial moments. This third volume in the series concerns American history and includes essays from noted historians on events ranging from the sailing.
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COWLEY, Robert ed. What ifs. of American history. Penguin, Berkley. illus. maps. c $ A This somewhat unusual approach to the study of history is informative, interesting, and even entertaining. his book is the learner’s edition of our U.S.A. History in Brief. It will teach you about important events in the history of the United States.
You also will find many beautiful pictures of the events and people who shaped that history. This is the first in a series of books to help people learn the English language. Each of our Learner. What ifs. of American history: eminent historians imagine what might have been User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict.
In this illustrated third volume of the "What If" series on conjectural, counterfactual, or imaginary history, editor Cowley once again enlists the assistance of historians David McCullough (on the. History Nonfiction.
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Of American History: Eminent Historians Imagine What Might Have Been/5(3). The undisputed king of alternative histories is the prolific Harry Turtledove, who has helped guide the genre into mainstream Southern Victory or Timeline series has the Confederates beating the Union.
His Days of Infamy books have Japan occupying Hawaii. Agent of Byzantium has the Byzantine Empire surviving. The Guns of the South has the. Lee "What Ifs. Of American History Eminent Historians Imagine What Might Have Been" por disponible en Rakuten Kobo. Did Eisenhower avoid a showdown with Stalin by not taking Berlin before the Soviets.
What might have happened if JFK had Brand: Penguin Publishing Group. Gavriel D. Rosenfeld is Professor of History and Director of the Undergraduate Program in Judaic Studies at Fairfield University. His new book, What Ifs of Jewish History, appears in October with Cambridge University Press.
He edits the blog, The Counterfactual History Review. Contact Jeff Riggenbach. Jeff Riggenbach is a journalist, author, editor, broadcaster, and educator.
A member of the Organization of American Historians and a senior fellow at the Randolph Bourne Institute, he has written for such newspapers as the New York Times, USA Today, the Los Angeles Times, and the San Francisco Chronicle; such. Counterfactual history has a deservedly gnarly reputation in scholarly quarters for its simple absurdity.
That said, approached cautiously and analytically, such consideration of what Winston Churchill referred to as the “terrible ifs” of history can, in fact, be both illuminating and valuable. In an essay in the book What Ifs. of American History (), Robert Dallek, a Kennedy biographer, suggested that Kennedy would have successfully pulled out of Vietnam, and that he would be popular enough at the end of his second term to be succeeded by his brother, the Attorney-General Robert Kennedy.
GDP, Gross Domestic Product, Real, Nominal, Deflator, Index, Growth, Change. What if the book were being written from that other side of history. ‘The primary value of such an exercise, we suggest, is humility,’ the authors write.
‘The world we inhabit is but one of a vast array of possible worlds that might have been brought about if some deity could, as Stephen Jay Gould once speculated, rerun the tape of Author: Rebecca Onion.
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