» Discussion Forum
» Stats
Members: 31,611
Threads: 104,426
Posts: 2,331,954
Top Poster: Thande (34,423)
Welcome to our newest member, naps2052
» AlternateHistory.com
Welcome to AlternateHistory.com!

Our Discussion Forum is the largest gathering of alternate history fans on the internet.

What is alternate history?

Alternate history is the exercise of looking at the past and asking "what if"? What if some major historical event had gone differently, and how could that have changed the world? Popular "what if" questions that you may have seen in fiction include "what if the Nazis had won the Second World War?" and "what if the South had won the US Civil War?", but it can be just as interesting to think about Aztecs resisting Spanish colonization or a Japan that did not turn its back on the world under the Shogunate. Alternate history is a literary genre, but here we're mainly interested in history itself - and the politics, strategy, culture, and more that define it. We spend most of our time debating our own ideas about history and how it could have gone differently, so this is a community focused on creativity and learning.

For more information about alternate history, see our FAQ.

For a guide to published alternate history fiction, see Uchronia.
» Recent Threads
Title, Username, & Date Last Post Replies Views
President Hubert Humphrey's Agenda
NickCT
July 21st, 2014 10:06 PM
Today 04:14 PM
by GeographyDude
7 370
AHC: WWI reduced to Third Balkan War
Emperor-of-New-Zealand
July 21st, 2014 02:23 PM
Today 04:13 PM
by LordKalvert
17 1,044
AHC: Right wing terror groups in the US
ThePest179
Yesterday 06:48 PM
Today 04:02 PM
by ThePest179
27 1,000
Where could The Israelis evacuate to after a 1948 defeat?
Green Painting
Today 02:02 PM
Today 04:01 PM
by Green Painting
5 155
Malę Rising
Jonathan Edelstein
January 8th, 2012 02:57 AM
Today 04:00 PM
by Falecius
5,156 849,813
Freedom and Brotherhood - Congo TL
Onkel Willie
July 2nd, 2014 01:57 PM
Today 04:00 PM
by Southpaw
33 2,044
AHC WI France attacks Belguim WW1
Derek Jackson
February 4th, 2014 09:52 PM
Today 04:00 PM
by Tallil2long
31 1,821
Effect of protracted Cold War on South Africa
jamhaw
Today 03:54 PM
Today 04:00 PM
by Julius Vogel
1 7
WI: Indonesian-Malaysian Confrontation turns into a major war?
Tom Colton
Today 02:40 PM
Today 03:57 PM
by jamhaw
2 63
WI: Korean War at 1979
zeppelinair
Today 12:21 PM
Today 03:53 PM
by zeppelinair
2 137
A Shift in Priorities
rast
December 17th, 2008 09:56 AM
Today 03:48 PM
by wietze
12,709 2,675,017
Irish Slaves
Malone
Yesterday 02:02 PM
Today 03:48 PM
by PRFU
20 902
Glossary of Sealion Threads
IchBinDieKaiser
January 19th, 2011 05:29 PM
Today 03:46 PM
by Michele
129 93,832
Superman 1978 sets off Superhero movies early
black angel
Today 03:00 AM
Today 03:42 PM
by usertron2020
6 240
Beast Across the Atlantic
MrNumbahOne
Today 03:40 PM
Today 03:40 PM
by MrNumbahOne
0 19
Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.0 RC1

All times are GMT. The time now is 04:14 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.