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In his grandest work yet, the acclaimed storyteller constructs a world vastly different from the one we know…. The Years of Rice and Salt It is the fourteenth century and one of the most apocalyptic events in human history is set to occur—the coming of the Black Death. But what if?
The Years of Rice and Salt is an alternative history novel published in Its working title was A World Without Europe. It follows years of human toil and development unto a time where world civilization is one step ahead of our own.
Through monologues, discussions between characters and parallels with our world, the novel explores the way history is made and discusses ideas on the evolution of history and the purpose of civilization if any. Construction workers are taking ongoing action against major construction companies in response to an attempt to use lower-paid workers with less training to carry out vital electrical work.
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The Years of Rice and Salt is an alternative history novel published in Its working title was A World Without Europe. The Muslim, Indian and Chinese civilizations are the ones that will drive world history, through hardships and wars, discoveries and revolutions. It follows years of human toil and development unto a time where world civilization is one step ahead of our own.
The suggestion is a great one, and I love the book. The problem with this kind of counterfactual is that the further one gets away from the single contingent event, the more tenuously reasoned the argument becomes. Victory at Gettysburg becomes victory in the Civil War? Very possible. Then what?
Kim Stanley Robinson has a view of historical process that is refreshingly other to that of much science fiction. Even his Great Men and Women live in a social context and are bearers, rather than creators, of historical significance. His "Mars trilogy" covers centuries of progress and the "terraforming" of Mars into a habitable place, a liveable society. This new book is a thought experiment that asks: what if medieval Europe had been wiped out by the Black Death? In a sense, not a lot.
This study investigates rice productivity in the coastal area of the Mekong River Delta, Vietnam focusing on relationships with the influences of seawater intrusion and recent changes in the land use at regional scale. We examined the statistical data on rice production at 30 districts of 4 provinces in the coastal area for the years , together with the average salinity concentration observed at 48 points in canals and rivers during the dry season.