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\rrhp\ \lrrh: Contents\ \1h\ Contents \xt\ \comp: set page numbers on page proof\ List of Illustrations Acknowledgments Preface: Unmaking the Middle Kingdom Philip E. Tetlock, Richard Ned Lebow, and Geoffrey Parker Chapter 1. Counterfactual Thought Experiments: Why We Can't Live without Them and How We Must Learn to Live with Them Philip E. Tetlock and Geoffrey Parker Part 1. Creating the West Chapter 2. A Stillborn West? Themistocles at Salamis, 480 BC Victor Davis Hanson Chapter 3. The Resilient West: Salamis without Themistocles, Classical Greece without Salamis, and the West without Classical Greece Barry S. Strauss Chapter 4. The Quest for a Counterfactual Jesus: Imagining the West without the Cross Carlos M. N. Eire Part 2. The Rise of the West Chapter 5. Religious Kitsch or Industrial Revolution: What Difference Would a Catholic England Make? Carlos M. N. Eire Chapter 6. Europe's Peculiar Path: Would the World Be "Modern" if William III's Invasion of England in 1688 Had Failed? Jack A. Goldstone Chapter 7. Nineteenth-Century British Imperialism Undone with a Single Shell Fragment: A Response to Jack Goldstone's "Europe's Peculiar Path" Carla Gardina Pestana Part 3. The West Undone? Chapter 8. The Song Empire: The World's First Superpower? Robin D. S. Yates Chapter 9. Without Coal? Colonies? Calculus? Counterfactuals and Industrialization in Europe and China Kenneth W. Pomeranz Chapter 10. King Kong and Cold Fusion: Counterfactual Analysis and the History of Technology Joel Mokyr Chapter 11. Hitler Wins in the East but Germany Still Loses World War II Holger H. Herwig Part 4. Conclusions Chapter 12. Counterfactual History: Its Advocates, Its Critics, and Its Uses Geoffrey Parker and Philip E. Tetlock Contributors Index
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