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  1. Upcoming AH books

    Russian scientist Kirill Eskov, known for The Last Ringbearer, an alternative take on The Lord of the Rings, has written a what-if take on Russian America. What if Russia, instead of selling Alaska, had expanded its overseas possessions south, and discovered Californian gold? What if, left to...
  2. New Book on Russian America?

    The book has been translated and can be downloaded here: https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/991362 It may be considered a draft in that corrections are welcome.
  3. New Book on Russian America?

    "Russian Amerika" is by Stoney Compton and is set in 1947. Here's the author's summary of "Amerika": Amerika (Reload Game) by Kirill Eskov This novel is an alternative history (with steampunk elements) of a Russian America that might have been. The time of action is autumn 1861...
  4. New Book on Russian America?

    The idea is that a far-sighted Russian noble established a Russian colony that evolved into a trade republic, being too far from the motherland for it to clamp down on such innovations. Eventually -- to counter wishful Russian thinkers -- rather than becoming a Russian imperial beachhead in...
  5. New Book on Russian America?

    Russia used to own Alaska and its explorers reached California, establishing a settlement, Fort Ross, near San Francisco, trading with the Spanish settlers. They sold it 7 years before the Gold Rush, after the driving force behind the effort, Nikolai Rezanov, died of a disease. But what if that...
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