[PDF/EBOOK] For Want of a Nail If Burgoyne had won at Saratoga Greenhill Military Paperback ☆ Robert Sobel

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Th America established by the British leave their homes and settle in what becomes the United States of Mexico From then on the two continental nations find themselves constant rivals locked in military political and economic conflict Sobel provides a detailed intricately documented insight into two warring powers that develop in such dramatically different ways from their shared origins. I am not even halfway through For Want of a Nail and already I have decided that the book is the best alternative history I have read by far I finished 1776 by David McCull

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For Want of a Nail If Burgoyne had won at Saratoga Greenhill Military Paperback

1777 a major turning point of the Revolution Robert Sobel takes a step sideways and presents the alternative version reinforcements arrive at Saratoga Gates' men flee and Burgoyne is victorious Rather than openly allying itself with the American rebels France withdraws its support as does Spain and the colonies surrender Those former rebels who refuse to live in the Confederation of Nor. Most in fact all the ones I can think of off the top of my head alternate history books are novels This book instead reads like a history textbook complete with copious fa

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For Want of a Nail is an alternate history classic The outcome of one battle in the American Revolution diverges from reality and sparks an unstoppable chain of events which affects the history of the whole North American continent In reality the British general John Burgoyne heavily outnumbered by American troops surrendered his army to General Horatio Gates at the Battle of Saratoga in. For Want of a Nail is a singular work in published alternate history Unlike the masses of fictional works set in alternate worlds and the occasional description of an alter


10 thoughts on “For Want of a Nail If Burgoyne had won at Saratoga Greenhill Military Paperback

  1. says:

    The concept of this book is staggering I've read many alternate histories and they are basically novels where history takes a different line but the same people appear and event are similar This alternate history is rather a history than a novel It is written as a classic survey history The premise is that Burgoyne wins at

  2. says:

    For Want of a Nail is a singular work in published alternate history Unlike the masses of fictional works set in alternate worlds and the occasional description of an alternate history for the purposes of overt what if uestions and roleplaying sourcebooks its format is of a nonfiction book from an alternate wo

  3. says:

    This is the best alternative history I have ever read Its like a textbook for a different time line Very creative and plauable

  4. says:

    A fascinating book I had to remind myself that this was a work that ended in 1971 on several occasions this was ma

  5. says:

    Most in fact all the ones I can think of off the top of my head alternate history books are novels; This book instead reads like a history textbook complete with copious fake footnotes I found this approach to b

  6. says:

    It's hard to decide whether to give this book four or five stars I think it is sort of a flawed masterpiece It's a history of North America from the middle of the 18th century to the then present day 1971 but from an alternate timeline where the American Revolution failed It details the history of the two major nations North Americ

  7. says:

    I am not even halfway through For Want of a Nail and already I have decided that the book is the best alternative history I have read by far I

  8. says:

    This is a book I truly hope to read someday Robert Sobel's For Want of a Nail is apparently considered one of the godfathers of the alternate

  9. says:

    Over the past few decades alternate history has emerged as an increasingly popular sub genre of science fiction Through it an ever growing number of authors and fans have postulated the different turns that history might have taken often beca

  10. says:

    The book that basically kick started the modern alternate history movement and by a business economist no less which is probably why

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