All About History: What If…

Historical past is an eternally attention-grabbing subject, yet one element of it that actually grabs me is substitute historical past, that small query with unending probabilities: What if? rather a lot of the realm might be completely replaced if pivotal occasions had long past a unique method – the following you could take pleasure in ten histories we haven’t lived, yet might simply have performed so…

All approximately background: What If…-P2P
English | PDF | forty three pages | 16,12 MB

Show description

Read or Download All About History: What If… PDF

Similar history books

All About History: Book of Ancient Rome

All approximately historical past is the stunningly realised new journal from
the makers of the way it really works and All approximately area. that includes beautiful
illustrations, photographs and pics depicting every little thing from ancient
civilisations to the chilly conflict, All approximately heritage is on the market and
entertaining to all and makes heritage enjoyable for the full family.

The Cambridge Companion to the Age of Justinian (Cambridge Companions to the Ancient World)

Ruled by way of the regulations and character of emperor Justinian I (527-565), this era of grand achievements and far-reaching mess ups witnessed the transformation of the Mediterranean global from Roman to Byzantine. Twenty experts discover an important features of the ageincluding the mechanics and conception of empire, war, urbanism, and economic system.

The Flatpack Bombers: The Royal Navy and the Zeppelin Menace

Our imaginative and prescient of aviation within the First global conflict is ruled by way of photos of gallant fighter pilots duelling with one another excessive over the Western entrance. however it was once the specter of the Zeppelin which spurred the British executive into growing the Royal Flying Corps, and it was once this 'menace', which no plane may fit within the air at first of the warfare, which led Winston Churchill and the Royal military to set approximately bombing those airships at the flooring.

Hanoverian London, 1714-1808

During this survey of the lifetime of London through the eighteenth century, Professor impolite outlines the most issues within the improvement of the city, and offers with each point of the best capital urban in Europe: the actual development of the city either as a capital and as a residential sector; financial lifestyles and communications; social sessions, social lifestyles and the humanities; the small investors, craftsmen wage-earners and the negative; faith and the church buildings; executive and management, and the bewildering medley of controlling and contending our bodies; the position of London within the political and fiscal lifetime of the country; the equipment of political manipulation; the just about non-stop competition to the courtroom and govt; the outbreaks of social protest from under; trades unions, moves, business riots and the mob; the emergence of Radicalism and the phenomenon of Wilkes; the altering development of London in the course of the French Wars and near to the 19th century.

Extra resources for All About History: What If…

Sample text

Johnson was a master of the Senate. He understood how it worked in a way that the Kennedys just didn’t” ● USA responds to Gulf of Tonkin incident The war in Vietnam escalates rapidly as President Johnson uses the authority given to him by Congress to send in ground troops, starting with 3,500 US marines who land in South Vietnam. 8 March 1965 ● Race riots across the US The promise of a Civil Rights Act to end discrimination in the US, which never materialises, proves too much for America’s black and ethnic communities.

One thing we almost certainly would never have seen was a man walk on the Moon, as that was driven by Cold War rivalry” l Khrushchev’s proposal Soviet Chairman Khrushchev sends a letter to President Kennedy proposing that Soviet missiles will be removed from Cuba if the US agrees never to invade the island. 26 October 1962 l Invasion of Cuba The US decides on a militaristic approach. On this day they attempt another invasion of Cuba in order to seize the weapons on the island. The US military alertness is raised to DEFCON 1.

Front line. Europe. 1 July 1916 25 June 1917 April 1918 September 1915 l Russian peace Russia enters into a negotiated peace with Germany before the war with Britain escalates further. June 1915 l D-day After resisting a German invasion, Britain decides to launch a ground assault on western Europe. March 1916 l No US help With its resources floundering Britain makes another failed attempt to bring America into the war on their side. 1917 l Treaty of Versailles The Treaty of Versailles is signed, imposing strict limitations on Germany following their defeat in the war.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.67 of 5 – based on 22 votes

Author: admin