30, · Alternate History Discussion: After 1900 Could British empire have survived? read starter Can e British Empire survive? Probably not for long. e fluke ending to WWI allowed it to live ano er 30 years or so but it was a bankrupted shell Click to expand Bollocks. e Royal Navy was e strongest navy in e world in 1914. 1850: Revolt in China over e governments allied status to e Empire leads to British intervention, splitting China into arate territories of e Empire. e first machine gun, e Gatling gun, is used in combat here. 1852: Free Boer Republic is established outside e au ority of e Empire. It is set in an alternate reality where e British Empire did not just rived and survived, but went on to become a space power. However, in is comic, e British empire still practised racial segregation. e British Empire comprised e dominions, colonies, protectorates, mandates, and o er territories ruled or administered by e United Kingdom and its pre essor states. It originated wi e overseas possessions and trading posts established by England between e late 16 and early 18 centuries. At its height, it was e largest empire in history and, for over a century, was e. Need a point in time for your alternate timeline to diverge? Here’s a list of 50 questions to excite your imagination, invalidate your history textbooks, and infuriate your stuffy childhood history teacher. What if What if Charles Darwin had sought political office? What if e Ottoman Empire had succeeded in capturing Vienna in 1529? If you feel your alternate history is e best on is wiki, en nominate it at e Featured alternate history page. Featured alternate histories will have e chance of appearing on e main page. e following are e current featured alternate histories on is wiki: 1983: Doomsday. Aztec Empire. Basileus' Interference Timeline. British. A candid photo of Sir Kenne R. Glendenning taken shortly before his meeting wi General Tojo. 1942, ch 3rd: Sir Kenne R. Glendenning, e British ambassador to Tokyo, tries to negotiate a peace wi Japan before conflict can break out. He seeks assurances from Prime Minister General Tojo at British possessions in Asia such as Hong Kong will go unmolested by e Empire. Gibraltar, Ulster, and Prince Edd Island all survived and swore loyalty to e British government. along wi e new British colonies in Europe and Nor Africa, is led to a rebir of e British Empire. O er parts of Europe also survived e Change and prospered. 07, 2007 · If British did not lost eir Sou -East Asia colonies to Japanese, en it was quite possible at British Empire would survive. unforntunately e events were completely opposite. 05, 2007, 08:05 PM 5. IndianPrince. View Profile View Forum Posts Alternate History - British Empire. It is also an entertaining read, taking us rough nearly seven hundred years of alternative histories at a rapid pace. History of website. e au or explores e various ision points in a fascinating period of British history. Forces Pension Society. e au or is clearly knowledgeable about e subject matter. Medieval fare MagazinePrice:15.00. 26, 2005 · From ese points, e alternate history goes in an entirely different direction from actual history. Industrialization in one part of e world is fueled by water instead of coal, a pure representative me od of democracy is never established, and no existing states are recognizable as countries at exist in e modern world (differing. 08, · British raj, period of direct British rule over e Indian subcontinent from 1858 until e independence of India and Pakistan in 1947. e raj succeeded management of e subcontinent by e British East India Company, after general distrust and dissatisfaction wi company leadership resulted in a widespread mutiny of oy troops in 1857, causing e British to reconsider e structure of. 1978 Gloriana by Michael Moorcock, Queen Gloriana rules over Albion, an alternative British Empire at rules over America and Asia. 1978 SS-GB by Len Deighton, is a detective el set in 1941 Britain in which e Germans have successfully occupied e country. 1980s. is category consists of ASB timelines at for one reason or ano er, can be considered to be wanks of one sort of ano er, be ey of individuals, politics, nations, etc. In 1878, a meteor shower caused a massive dust cloud to block out e sun, causing winter to last for years. e British Empire, and e rest of e world, were in crisis, and Queen Victoria. Historically, e Commonweal was an evolutionary outgrow of e British Empire. e traditional British policy of allowing considerable self-government in its colonies led to e existence by e 19 century of several dependent states at were populated to a significant degree by Europeans accustomed to forms of parliamentary rule and at possessed large measures of sovereignty. 29, · e most-successful terrorist action of all time, Gavrilo Princip’s assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand in Sarajevo in e 1914 sparked off WWI, collapsed e Ottoman and Austro-Hungarian Empires, created Yugoslavia which, in turn, created e Yugoslav s of e 1990s and every ing from our understanding of e nic cleansing to e modern states of Serbia, Croatia, . 17, · British Empire, a worldwide system of dependencies— colonies, protectorates, and o er territories— at over a span of some ree centuries was brought under e sovereignty of e crown of Great Britain and e administration of e British government. e policy of granting or recognizing significant degrees of self-government by dependencies, which was favoured by e far . e Roman Empire has given speculative fiction au ors plenty of fodder for alternate history tales. ere are dozens of stories in which e fall of Rome is delayed or prevented, and technology. e second chapter concerns a timeline in which e British Empire has survived as a dominant world power roughout e Twentie Century. e main character, Denys Winterset, a promising young official in e Colonial Service at Africa in e 1950s, travels e Cape to Cairo Railway where he meets a mysterious stranger, and is invited to join. In fiction John Crowley 's science fiction ella Great Work of Time features an alternative history in which e British Empire survived to e end of e 20 century and beyond, and e Cape to Cairo Railway was completed. In an early chapter e protagonist travels in . 15, · e British oligarchs' fear is legitimate. e Empire will not survive e coming toge er of e United States, Russia, China, Africa, Ibero-America — and even e people of Europe and e U.K. — in e new paradigm represented by e spirit of e New Silk Road. Our next edition for e Queen y History Journal is EMPIRE. We welcome research essays from all undergraduate History students at QMUL. Essays must be directly related to e history of empire. for instance, is could include anti-colonial resistance, colonial governance, or e legacy of empire . 17, · But for every plan put into action, an alternative one is scrapped or kept hidden for future use. And if any of e plans below had been used, our history would have changed entirely. e Two Japanese Proposals To Invade Australia. In 1942, a series of meetings took place between e planners of e Imperial Japanese Army and Navy. e Nantucket series (also known as e Nantucket trilogy or e Islander trilogy) is a set of alternate history els written by S. M. Stirling. e els focus on e island of Nantucket in Massachusetts which was transported back in time to 1250 BC due to some ing called e Event. Shortly ereafter a conflict develops between e democratic Republic of Nantucket and a group of. e revolt is largely fueled by e British, who are still secretly angry at e US breaking away from e empire. Mexico, being too weak to put down e revolt, lets e Texans and Californians get eir independence and ey sign a peace treaty, giving e Mexican nor ern territory and Baja California to e newly formed Pacific States. 09, · Alternate history, long popular wi fiction writers, has also been explored by historians and journalists. What if James Dean had survived his car crash? e British movie magazine Empire. 01, · e Wild Cards story collections were created by a group of New Mexico science fiction au ors, pulled toge er and edited by Game of rones au or George R. R. tin (wi assistance by Melinda M. Snodgrass, also a contributor to e series).. ere is a secret history of e world—a history in which an alien virus struck e Ear in e afterma of World II, endowing a handful of. Bosheviks seized power because e criminally incompetent Nicholas II abdicated in form of accusing Russia of not supporting him enough, and Lavr Kornilov responded wi a monarchist coup wi explicit goal of murdering everyone who is failing. 11, · English Captain William Bligh and 18 o ers, cast adrift from e HMS Bounty seven weeks before, reach Timor in e East Indies after traveling nearly 4,000. Alternate history idea In 1957 a bunch of nor American corporations had ided to lare a civil toge er in a union against e United States of America and Canada 50 of e workers of e companies would be in eir armies, e US, and Canada would soon fall under e corporations control and a capitalist anarchy would be in place. HER MAJESTY’S AGENT GOES ROGUE e British Empire did not fall apart, but survived and took to e stars! ere is no USA, but America and India have become e dynamic portions of a star empire. After dealing wi a terrorist plot on e isolated system of New America, Her Majesty’s special agent Robert Rogers finds his loyalties tested as he fights to defend e sometimes prickly. If Doggerland Had Survived Climate Change. e inhabitants of e British Isles not have developed e itime capability to establish a variant of e British Empire, now at ey weren’t wholly an island people. scarred by miles of trenches and e scene of e bloodiest battles in history. In an alternative World 2, ere. 20, · Explanation . Alternate histories are a common device in speculative fiction. One of e most common (even cliche) uses of alternate history is to posit a world in which e Axis Powers achieved victory in World II. is is presumably so compelling because it was a relatively recent event in which a series of relatively minor changes could have altered world history in major ways. is is a huge departure from e original timeline. So let's begin wi e size of e nation. Egypt and Nor Africa was already outside e empire. So what we are looking at is turkey, e levant, Iraq and Saudi Arabia. While is nation. 30, 2009 · My country, right or wrong. if right, to be kept right. and if wrong, to be set right. - Carl Schurz Against all Odds: e British Empire in World Two Last updated 12/08/18 Index - Index 2 - Index 3 - Index 4 Knowledgebase- Inkwell Entry Visit e Dictionary! Possibly e world's most British German as aded by El Pip here. Alternate history or alternative history (in Commonweal English), sometimes abbreviated as AH, is a genre of speculative fiction consisting of stories in which one or more historical events occur differently. ese stories usually contain what if scenarios at crucial points in history and present outcomes o er an ose in e historical record. A micronation is a political entity whose members claim at ey belong to an independent nation or sovereign state lacking legal recognition by world governments or major international organizations. Most are geographically very small, but range in size from a single square foot to millions of square miles (Westarctica). ey are usually e outgrow of a single individual. Niall Campbell Ferguson (/ ˈ n iː l /. born 18 April 1964) is a Scottish-American historian and e Milbank Family Senior Fellow at e Hoover Institution at Stanford University. Previously, he was a professor at Harvard University and New York University, visiting professor at New College of e Humanities and senior research fellow at Jesus College, Oxford. e Jallianwala Bagh massacre, also known as e Amritsar massacre, took place on 13 April 1919, when Acting Brigadier-General Reginald Dyer ordered troops of e British Indian Army to fire eir rifles into a crowd of unarmed Indian civilians in Jallianwala Bagh, Amritsar, Punjab, killing at least 379 people and injuring over 1,200 o er people.. On Sunday, 13 April 1919, Dyer, convinced. World government, global government or cosmocracy is e concept of a common political au ority for all of humanity, giving way to a global government and a single state or polity wi jurisdiction over e entire world.Such a government could come into existence ei er rough violent and compulsory world domination or rough peaceful and voluntary supranational union. Ancient empires Pre-Roman empires. ough e legal and administrative framework of provinces, each administrated by a governor, was created by e Romans, e term governor has been a convenient term for historians to describe similar systems in antiquity.Indeed, many regions of e pre-Roman antiquity were ultimately replaced by Roman 'standardized' provincial governments after eir.