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From the Archives: G. M. Trevelyan, Napoleon Bonaparte, and the First Ever (?) Alternate History Essay Contest

Reflections on Counterfactual Nazis: A Preview of "Fascism in American Culture, How Alternate a History?"

Virtuous Counterfactuals: Richard Nixon, Donald Trump, and (oddly enough) Wilhelm Dilthey

"Rogue Histories" : What Explains the Allure of Alternate Pasts?

A New Look for The Counterfactual History Review!

A Nazi Era Anthology of Counterfactuals: "Was Wäre Wenn?" by Peter Purzelbaum

Biden or Bernie? The Democratic Party Would Have Lost the Election if Sanders Had Been the Nominee

Counterfactual Sentence of the Day: From Joseph Edgar Chamberlin's Book, "The Ifs of History" (1907)

When Is an "Alternate History" Not an Alternate History? Amazon's Forthcoming Series, "The Underground Railroad"

"Counterfactual Historians" Do Not Exist

Richard Evans Dismisses Counterfactual History (Again)