What would the world be like if the “Great War” had never occurred? That’s the question political psychologist Richard Ned Lebow poses in Archduke Franz Ferdinand Lives!: A World without World War I, out now from Palgrave Macmillan.
Illustrating his alternate timelines with “what-if” biographies of politicians, scientists, writers, and other luminaries, Lebow examines the chain of events that led to war, what could have been done to avoid it, and what kind of world we might be living in if we successfully had.
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