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S. M. Stirling (Study Guide): The Domination by Books LLC

Published August 30th 2011
ISBN : 9781156659373
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36 pages
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Commentary (novels not included). Pages: 35. Chapters: The Domination, The Emberverse series, The Peshawar Lancers, TheMorePlease note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Commentary (novels not included). Pages: 35. Chapters: The Domination, The Emberverse series, The Peshawar Lancers, The Prince, Nantucket series, Dies the Fire, The Scourge of God, Conquistador, Marching Through Georgia, Drakon, The Sunrise Lands, The Sword of the Lady, The Protectors War, A Meeting at Corvallis, The Sky People, In the Courts of the Crimson Kings, T2, Island in the Sea of Time, Against the Tide of Years, Under the Yoke, The Stone Dogs, Jimmy the Hand, Drakas , On the Oceans of Eternity. Excerpt: The Domination of Draka is a dystopian alternate history series by S. M. Stirling. It comprises a main trilogy of novels as well as one crossover novel set after the original and a book of short stories. This series is also called the Draka series or Draka Saga. In addition, Draka-based fan fiction can be found in various places on the Web. The world of The Domination diverges from our world at the time of the American Revolutionary War, when the Netherlands declares war on the UK, resulting in the loss of its Cape Colony to the British. After defeat in Revolutionary War, the Loyalists who historically went to Canada are instead resettled in the new Crown Colony of Drakia (named after Sir Francis Drake) in South Africa, taking their slaves with them. Thousands of Hessian German mercenaries who fought on the Loyalist side are also given asylum there. The Crown Colony of Drakia (later, the Dominion of Draka) is an aggressive militaristic slave-owning society, massively influenced by the inherent racist attitudes of these American slave owner settlers that are allowed to run unchecked, reinforced over the course of the late 18th and 19th century by 25,000 Icelanders fleeing their island after 1783-84 Volcanic devastation. French royalists, 150,000 defeated American Confederates and other reactionary refugees. The much earlier Dutc...