Did Steampunk Kill Alternative History?

Wednesday, 3 April 2013

Did Steampunk kill Alternative History?

Once upon a time alternative history used to be fairly common, with what-if stories ranging from the USA loosing the War of Independence, the South winning the Civil War, and the perennial favourite, Nazi Germany wining WWII.  Nowadays, it seems Steampunk is displacing it.

This article by Abraham Reisman looks at the question in more depth.


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