alternative history


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(Literary & Literary Critical Terms) a genre of fiction in which the author speculates on how the course of history might have been altered if a particular historical event had had a different outcome
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The Tall Tale ads up like no other alternative history account in recent years, with the millennial ages of Biblical patriarchs finally making sense.
Action Transport Theatre, 0151 357 2120, - to Thu 17 Dec Tagging Communities The project will create a blog and an app which can be used by anyone living or visiting Liverpool presenting an alternative history told by the community residents.
Based on the award-winning debut novel by British author Susanna Clarke, Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell tells an alternative history of England, set during the Napoleonic Wars.
Perkins examines how activists use autobiography to connect their lives to those of other activists across historical periods, to emphasize the link between the personal and the political, and to construct an alternative history that challenges dominant or conventional ways of knowing.
Ahead of the centenary of conscription I hope many more people will contribute to the work I've already done and that thousands more will learn about this alternative history of the First World War.
Deliberate suppression of the fate of the Anatolian Armenians as well as Jews and other Christian groups such as the Greeks and the Arameans has led to the fabrication of an alternative history.
Secrets of Ancient America: Archaeoastronomy and the Legacy of the Phoenicians, Celts, and Other Forgotten Explorers provides a new alternative history of America that gathers evidence of ancient explorers before Columbus, and shares some 25 years of the author's personal research and travel to archaeological sties around North America.
A powerful alternate history of life under oppression emerges in a dystopian novel packed with unusual twists and turns, written in a style usually reserved for adult readers of alternative history, but satisfyingly teen-oriented.
I'm a big fan of the alternative history genre of fiction.
In this alternative history, the Nazis won the war - and now rule the globe with an iron fist.
The New Order is a game that is set in an alternative history, where the Nazis have won the World War II and have unleashed the advanced war machines like robots and super soldiers.
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