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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1636: The Vatican Sanction continues the alternate history story detailed in Flint's prior books which revolves around a group of modern-day West Virginians flung back in time during the Ring of Fire cataclysm.
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.
com/tvshows/the-x-files/episode-4-season-11/the-lost-art-of-forehead-sweat/100536/) synopsis for Season 11, episode 4 of the Fox series, Mulder (David Duchovny) and Scully (Gillian Anderson) explore the idea of the Mandela Effect, in which large groups of people remember an alternate history.
A concept artist based in Poland imagined an alternate history through various works of art - history where the space race of the 20th century never ended.
Alternate history novels are typically reviewed in science fiction sections because much of their action tends to rely on settings that are focus on another world, but Dark Trades is featured under "Fiction" because its social comments and insights are striking and recommended for novel readers, as well, who might not ordinarily delve into the sci-fi realm.
As put together by British theatre director David Leveaux, making his theatrical feature debut, Exception breaks no new ground, but is a solidly done and always engrossing piece of alternate history, mixing real people and events with fictional ones.
This book is an alternate history that supposes what would have happened if the United States had lost World War II.
Much of Broaddus's writing skirts the boundaries of genres -- science fiction, speculative fiction, fantasy, and horror -- and some stories, like "Pimp My Airship," combine so many disparate elements -- steampunk and alternate history, mixed with social commentary and music references -- that they can't but stand out as unique.
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.
The Holocaust Averted: An Alternate History of American Jewry, 1938-1967.

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