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What Might Have Been: Alternate Wars (1991) [Anthology]
by Poul Anderson Gregory Benford F.M. Busby Winston Churchill Nancy Kress Barry N. Malzberg Jack McDevitt James Morrow Mike Resnick Allen M. Steele Harry Turtledove George Zebrowski Rating: Weighted - 6.2 / Average - 5.0 of 10 (1 votes) (Rate!)
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Series: What Might have Been
Part: 3

Summary (From the publisher):

What would have happened if history had been different: if the major events that shaped our times had occurred in a different way - or not at all? In this thought-provoking volume, eleven outstanding science-fiction writers and one legendary statesman alter the past to better see the present.

From a Trojan War in which Helen surrenders to a Civil War fought with robots, from a World War I in which Teddy Roosevelt tries to recapture the glory of San Juan Hill to a World War II in which the race is not for atomic weapons but for orbital rockets, these bold excursions in time depict bizarre new worlds - oddly familiar, disturbingly different. A rare glimpse of What Might Have Been...


  • Introduction
  • And Wild For To Hold by Nancy Kress
  • Tundra Moss by F.M. Busby
  • When Free Men Shall Stand by Poul Anderson
  • Arms and the Woman by James Morow
  • Ready for the Fatherland by Harry Turtledove
  • The Tomb by Jack McDevitt
  • Turpentine by Barry N. Malzberg
  • Goddard's People by Allen Steele
  • Manassas, Again by Gregory Benford
  • The Number of the Sand by George Zebrowski
  • If Lee Had Not Won the Battle of Gettysburg by The Right Honourable Winston S. Churchill, MP
  • Over There by Mike Resnick

Edited by Gregory Benford and Martin Greenberg.

Original title: What Might Have Been: Alternate Wars
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionScience FictionAdventureMilitaristic
FictionScience FictionWorld VersionsAlternate Histories

The following works are contained within this one:
     Goddard’s People (1991) [Short Story]
      Author: Allen M. Steele

Edition #1: What Might Have Been: Alternate Wars

What Might Have Been: Alternate Wars (1991)
Edition Details:

Language: English

Edited by: Gregory Benford Martin H. Greenberg
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Manifested in:

What Might Have Been: Alternate Wars (2004)

Format: Paperback
Place of publication: New York, New York
Publisher: iBooks
ISBN: 0743497864
Dimensions: 5.1 x 7.1 x 0.9
Pages: 296

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