What If? America: Eminent Historians Imagine what Might Have Been

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Robert Cowley
Macmillan, 2004 - Imaginary histories - 298 pages
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In this collection of essays, some of the world's brightest historians speculate about some of America's most intriguing crossroads. Spanning the years from independence to Watergate this book ponders some interesting questions with suitably interesting answers.

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User Review  - BenKline - LibraryThing

A fairly adequate compilation of essays of alternate possibilities (or as some might cal them "what ifs") within the realm of the United States (and things pertaining to said government/geography). I ... Read full review

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User Review  - ABVR - LibraryThing

Professional historians (of which I'm one), will start telling stories about the past at the drop of a hat. That tendency is on full display in the "What If?" series, where essay after essay spends 80 ... Read full review

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About the author (2004)

Robert Cowley is the cofounder & editor of "MHQ: The Quarterly Journal of Military History" & the editor of the anthology "Experience of War".

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