Markham, J. David, and Mike Resnick (eds.). History Revisited: The Great Battles: Eminent Historians Take On the
Great Works of Alternative History
Summary: Anthology of seven alternate history stories, each paired with a critical essay by an historian on the plausibility and other aspects of the story's idea. Michael F. Flynn's "Southern Strategy" is matched with Jean Baker's "The Past is a Different Place", Mike Resnick's "The Burning Spear at Twilight" with James E. Waller's "Racial Clearings", William Sanders' "Empire" with J. David Markham's "The Unlikely Empire", Kim Stanley Robinson's "The Lucky Strike" with Mark McNally's "Exceptionalism, the Atomic Bomb, and U.S.-Japanese Relations", Harry Turtledove's "The Daimon" with Michael Whitby's "Alcibiades, Syracuse, and 'What Next'", Harry Turtledove's "Must and Shall" with James Marten's "Do Not Embrace Them Too Hastily", and John W. Mina's "Vive l'Amiral" with John Sugden's "'Vive l'Amiral'".
Published: Benbella 2008 (1933771100BUY).