A counterfactual history, 1848-2008
- Walter Laqueur
Counterfactual history is… a reaction to the extreme de-personalization and determinism of current historical studies, with their emphasis on social history opposed to events and personality-driven history. —Wikipedia
Great were the hopes and expectations of European Jews when the walls of the ghettoes came down.
It was a long drawn-out process, and conditions varied from country to country.
In Britain it began with the…