alternate history


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alternate history

n.
A genre of fiction in which the writer speculates how history might have been altered if one or more historical events had transpired differently.
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The alternate history subgenre of speculative fiction, and especially alternate history written by Jewish writers, often takes the form of meditations on the real history and could-have-beens of nation-states.
Here are mysteries, alternate history pieces, short fiction, and even a novelette, each offering a different theme and approach that demonstrates that Flint isn't just a master of alternate history alone.
Glyn Morgan's "Alternate Histories and Conflicting Nows: Robert Harris's Fatherland and Fears of a Nazi Empire" examines the interaction of alternate history texts, in this case Robert Harris's Fatherland, with historical narratives, in this case the Holocaust.
According to the show's logline, the adaptation will be "set in an alternate history where 'superheroes' are treated as outlaws."
The show's logline describes it as: 'Watchmen is set in an alternate history where 'superheroes' are treated as outlaws.
The third-person action-adventure hack and slash by Crytek and Microsoft Studios features an alternate history that centers on a centurion named Marius Titus.
In this alternate history, the United States has just entered World War I, and the science behind unaided human flight, known as empirical philosophy, is as controversial as ever.
Or would Hitler have simply painted scenes for another dictator instead, glorifying alternate history's atrocities?
Simply stated, "The Liberty Box" will prove to be an enduringly popular addition to community library collections and the personal reading lists of Science Fiction 'Alternate History' fans.
The much-anticipated SS-GB, based on the alternate history book by Len Deighton, will also be simulcast with the UK premiere on the Cosmote channel in Greece.

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