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Virtual History Alternatives and Counterfactuals

Niall Ferguson

Virtual History Alternatives and Counterfactuals

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Published by Picador .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Warfare & Defence,
  • World history,
  • USA,
  • History: American

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages558
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9783473M
    ISBN 10033035132X
    ISBN 109780330351324

    Book reviewed in this article: Virtual History: Alternatives and Counterfactuals edited by Niall Ferguson Historiographical Counterfactuals and Historical Contingency - Tucker - - History and Theory - Cited by:   Edited by Niall Ferguson, Virtual History applies 'counterfactual' arguments to decisive moments in modern history. What if Britain had stayed out of the First World War?What if Germany had invaded Britain in ?What if Nazi Germany had defeated the Soviet Union?How would England look if there had been no Cromwell?What if there had been no American Revolution?And what if John F. . Virtual History, Alternatives and Counterfactuals, Edited by Niall Ferguson February 1, by Barry J. Klazura No Comments Neill Ferguson, one of todays top historians and social observers pulled together several noted historians (John Adamson, J.C.D. Clark, etc.) to create alternative views of history. Virtual History: Alternatives And Counterfactuals. por Niall Ferguson. Comparte tus pensamientos Completa tu reseña. Cuéntales a los lectores qué opinas al calificar y Brand: Basic Books.


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These include 'The Pity of War' (on WWI), 'The War of the World' (about the major conflicts in the 20th century including a stunning chapter on the 'armed slave labor camp' that was the Soviet Union), and this book -- Virtual History' on counterfactual or "what if" history/5(45).

This book is a delightful but historically rigorous series Virtual History Alternatives and Counterfactuals book separate voyages into "imag­ inary time" and provides intriguing, far-reaching answers to these questions.

Virtual History features contributions from talented, imaginative and well-regarded historians, led by Niall Ferguson. Virtual History isn't terrible--and Ferguson is only part-writer, editing together other counter-factual historians to create plausible alternate histories--but he falls prey to the 'transport a I haven't even rated some of his lesser works as they were just that boring/5.

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Buy Virtual History: Alternatives and Counterfactuals Main Market by Ferguson, Niall (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(43). Editions for Virtual History: Virtual History Alternatives and Counterfactuals book And Counterfactuals: (Paperback published in ), X (Hardcover published in ), Cited by: Virtual History: Alternatives And Counterfactuals by Ferguson, Niall and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Counterfactual history, also sometimes referred to as virtual history, is a form of historiography that attempts to answer "what if" questions known as counterfactuals.

Black and MacRaild provide this definition: "It is, at the very root, the idea of conjecturing on what did not happen, or what might have happened, in order to understand what did happen.".

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Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Virtual History: Alternatives And Counterfactuals.3/5(4). Virtual History: Alternatives and by Niall Ferguson (New York, Basic Books, ) pp. $ Ferguson begins his introductory essay to this thought-provoking volume with the phrase, "what if?".

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Virtual History: Alternatives and Counterfactuals eBook: Ferguson, Niall: : The 75 page introduction was the single most boring bit of writing I have ever read and the counterfactuals were not much better.

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Virtual History: Alternatives and Counterfactuals by Niall Ferguson Picador, ; Basic Books, Pages, US $30 ISBN Reviewed by John J. Reilly Alternative history, urchronie, virtual history, all these terms have been applied to the practice of writing histories of what might have happened but did not.

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Historians have traditionally refused to ask questions of the past, preferring to assume that whatever. Get this from a library. Virtual history: alternatives and counterfactuals. [Niall Ferguson;] -- This collection explores what would have happened if nine momentous events in history had turned out differently.

The answers are strictly based on the alternatives which we know contemporaries. Virtual History: Alternatives And Counterfactuals. by Niall Ferguson.

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Virtual History Alternatives and Counterfactuals. Niall Ferguson.4 Ratings; £; £; In this acclaimed book, leading historians from Andrew Roberts to Michael Burleigh explore what might have been if nine of the most decisive moments in modern history had never happened.

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Book Author. Niall Ferguson. Book Publisher. A yearly "Sidewise Award" is given for the best alternative history book and short story. An internet site, "Uchrania: The Alternative History List," is devoted to a co~nprehensive anno- tated bibliography of works of alternative history in all.

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Prime Minister Kennedy who lives to complete his. Virtual history: alternatives and counterfactuals / Author: edited by Niall Ferguson. Publication info: New York: Basic Books, Niall Ferguson, author of the highly acclaimed The Pity of War, leads the charge in this historically rigorous series of separate voyages into imaginary time" and provides far-reaching answers to these intriguing on's brilliant page introduction doubles as a manifesto on the methodology of counter-factual history.

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