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• Author :_James Bradley, Robert Cowley
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• ISBN-10 :_9780425186138
• ISBN-13 :_042518613X

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• Description : A second volume of historical speculation by experts in the field wonders what if Socrates had died on the battlefield at Delium or Eisenhower had finished off the Nazis in 1944, among other intriguing scenarios. [...] by Publisher : 'Penguin'



• Author :_Robert Cowley
• Pages :_827 sheets
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• Description : Historians and philosophers alike have pondered the crucial turning points of history--the events that forever altered the course of civilization and set the stage for the world in which we live today. In these essays, some of the most respected minds of our time as the question "What if...": Pontius Pilate hadn't ordered Jesus Christ's crucifixion? Abraham Lincoln hadn't abolished slavery? A Confederate aide hadn't accidentally lost General Robert E. Lee's plans for invading the North? The Allied invasion of D Day had failed? Pope Pius XII had spoken out against the Holocaust? The Mongols had succeeded in conquering Europe? --From publisher's description. [...] by Publisher : 'Penguin Group USA'



• Author :_Robert Cowley, Stephen E. Ambrose
• Pages :_395 sheets
• ISBN-10 :_
• ISBN-13 :_UOM:39015047517571

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• Description : Essays by respected military historians, including Stephen Ambrose, David McCullough, James McPherson, and John Keegan, consider the consequences if history had turned out differently, such as if the weather on D-Day had been worse or if Washington had not escaped from Long Island. 35,000 first printing. [...] by Publisher : 'Putnam Publishing Group'

What If? II

2002-10-01 | History


• Author :_Robert Cowley
• Pages :_448 sheets
• ISBN-10 :_9781101220795
• ISBN-13 :_1101220791

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• Description : What if Lincoln didn't abolish slavery? What if an assassin succeeded in killing FDR in 1933? This volume presents 25 intriguing "what if..." scenarios by some of today's greatest historical minds-including James Bradley, Caleb Carr, James Chace, Theodore F. Cook, Jr., Carlos M.N. Eire, George Feifer, Thomas Fleming, Richard B. Frank, Victor Davis Hanson, Cecelia Holland, Alistair Horne, David Kahn, Robert Katz, John Lukacs, William H. McNeill, Lance Morrow, Williamson Murray, Josiah Ober, Robert L. O'Connell, Geoffrey Parker, Theodore K. Rabb, Andrew Roberts, Roger Spiller, Geoffrey C. Ward, and Tom Wicker. [...] by Publisher : 'Penguin'



• Author :_Stephen E. Ambrose, Robert Cowley
• Pages :_704 sheets
• ISBN-10 :_9780425183380
• ISBN-13 :_0425183386

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• Description : A collection of essays by leading historians reflects on key events and personalities of World War II, including the Battle of Britain, the Blitzkrieg campaign across Poland, and the siege of Berlin. [...] by Publisher : 'Berkley Publishing Group'



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• Pages :_592 sheets
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• Description : THE READER'S COMPANION TO MILITARY HISTORY is the first major reference work on military history to represent a global perspective. More than 150 distinguished military historians, biographers, and journalists contributed nearly 600 articles to this remarkable chronicle of warfare that combines compelling historical narrative with the latest in contemporary scholarship. Here is essential information on major events and battles, commanders, weaponry and technology, and strategy and tactics. Other topics include courage, discipline, the effects of weather on warfare, military justice, the role of propaganda, the evolution of uniforms, psychological warfare, and morale. Filled with surprising anecdotes and little-known facts, THE READER'S COMPANION TO MILITARY HISTORY [...] by Publisher : 'Houghton Mifflin Harcourt'



• Author :_Robert Cowley
• Pages :_509 sheets
• ISBN-10 :_9780812967159
• ISBN-13 :_0812967151

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• Description : A collection of writings by the world's foremost military historians sheds new light on the causes, events, campaigns, personalities, and repercussions of World War I, including thirty-one essays by Thomas Fleming, Robert Wohl, John Keegan, Tim Travers, Sir Michael Howard, Ronald Spector, and others. Reprint. 14,000 first printing. [...] by Publisher : 'Random House Trade Paperbacks'



• Author :_Robert Cowley
• Pages :_478 sheets
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• Description : Essays by twenty-five distinguished historians shed new light on the military and political aspects of the Cold War, discussing such topics as the Cuban Missile Crisis, the Vietnam War, espionage, and the arms race with the Soviets. [...] by Publisher : 'Random House Incorporated'



• Author :_Robert Cowley
• Pages :_298 sheets
• ISBN-10 :_9780330427296
• ISBN-13 :_0330427296

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• Description : In this new collection of essays, some of the world’s most important historians speculate about some of America's most intriguing crossroads. Spanning the years from independence to Watergate, What If? America poses irresistible questions and provides brilliant answers. Among these Antony Beevor (Stalingrad) entertains the possibility of Eisenhower's capture of Berlin before the Soviets' arrival in 1945; Caleb Carr (The Alienist) asks what if the American Revolution had not happened and Robert Dallek (An Unfinished Life: John F. Kennedy 1917–1963) on one of the most agonizing American ‘what if’s' of all: what would have happened if JFK hadn't been assassinated. Engaging, thought-provoking and convincingly argued, these essays shed new light on the most powerful nation in the world, and are indispensible for anyone remotely interested in how the world became what it is today. [...] by Publisher : 'Pan Macmillan'

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