[LMB] Ezar - - the hand he was dealt/1632
teldreaming at gmail.com
Sat Sep 17 00:55:59 BST 2011
On Fri, Sep 16, 2011 at 4:51 AM, Pat Mathews <mathews55 at msn.com> wrote:
> There's a parallel situation in Eric Flint's Grantsville series (1632 -- on). In the first book, Mike Stearns (leader of the time travelers) wants to turn the Germany of the 30 Years War into the sort of democracy we had at the height of the 20th Century. As things wear on, he ends up with such victories as getting cures for infectious diseases out there, backing the most enlightened monarch on the scene, and similar gradual improvements.
Uh, not to put too much weight on a fictional example, but Germany in
the 1632 universe, is -vastly- more democratic than Barrayar within a
handful of years.
-Tel (Barrayar being pretty much Eastern Front snippet 25, last paragraph)
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