History Literature / TheYearsOfRiceAndSalt

16th Mar '17 8:36:40 AM KizunaTallis
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* [[TheRemnant The Western Remnant]]: Although Western civilization is all but destroyed, a few fragments remain such as Georgia and New Norway.

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* [[TheRemnant The Western Remnant]]: TheRemnant: Although Western civilization is all but destroyed, a few fragments remain such as Georgia and New Norway.



* WarIsHell: The Long War was like a WorldWarOne that lasted three generations.
** More like WorldWarOne leading directly into WorldWarTwo without a pause.
* ZeppelinsFromAnotherWorld: Airplanes remain limited to military use, while civilian airflight is accomplished mostly by airship (and later, "space planes"!)

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* WarIsHell: The Long War was like a WorldWarOne that lasted three generations.
** More like WorldWarOne
UsefulNotes/WorldWarOne leading directly into WorldWarTwo UsefulNotes/WorldWarTwo without a pause.
* ZeppelinsFromAnotherWorld: Airplanes remain limited to military use, while civilian airflight is accomplished mostly by airship (and later, "space planes"!)
planes"!).
22nd Dec '16 7:32:39 PM Xtifr
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''The Years of Rice and Salt'' is a [[SesquipedalianLoquaciousness counterfactual]] (or AlternateHistory) novel by SF writer Kim Stanley Robinson, which depicts world history in an alternate timeline where the Black Plague epidemic that ravaged Europe in the 14th century was even more destructive, and caused the actual extinction of Western civilization.

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''The Years of Rice and Salt'' is a [[SesquipedalianLoquaciousness counterfactual]] (or AlternateHistory) novel by SF writer Kim Stanley Robinson, Creator/KimStanleyRobinson, which depicts world history in an alternate timeline where the Black Plague epidemic that ravaged Europe in the 14th century was even more destructive, and caused the actual extinction of Western civilization.
5th May '16 7:37:12 PM gornthewizard
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** Two characters in the "Age of Great Progress" chapter are named Kiyoaki (one of the protagonists of {{Creator/Yukio Mishima}}'s ''The Sea of Fertility'' cycle, in which the same person is reincarnated in each book) and Tagomi (a character in {{Literature/The Man In The High Castle}}, another alternate history novel), respectively.
** The last chapter references the real-life historiographical scholarship of Hayden White, attributed to one "Scholar White" in the alternate-timeline present day.
25th Dec '14 3:09:57 PM LahmacunKebab
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* ThemeNaming : Taken UpToEleven to help us keep track of who was who in a past life, making all reincarnations of a character always keep the same first letter in their names.

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* ThemeNaming : ThemeNaming: Taken UpToEleven to help us keep track of who was who in a past life, making all reincarnations of a character always keep the same first letter in their names.
25th Dec '14 3:07:44 PM LahmacunKebab
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''The Years of Rice and Salt'' is a [[SesquipedalianLoquaciousness counterfactual]] (or AlternateHistory) novel by SF writer Creator/KimStanleyRobinson, which depicts world history in an alternate timeline where the Black Plague epidemic that ravaged Europe in the 14th century was even more destructive, and caused the actual extinction of Western civilization.

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''The Years of Rice and Salt'' is a [[SesquipedalianLoquaciousness counterfactual]] (or AlternateHistory) novel by SF writer Creator/KimStanleyRobinson, Kim Stanley Robinson, which depicts world history in an alternate timeline where the Black Plague epidemic that ravaged Europe in the 14th century was even more destructive, and caused the actual extinction of Western civilization.



* AscendedExtra: In a couple stories, The P character (see ThemeNaming below) plays an unusally large role.

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* AscendedExtra: In a couple stories, The P character (see ThemeNaming below) plays an unusally unusually large role.
4th Oct '13 11:55:37 AM Matchstick
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''The Years Of Rice And Salt'' is a [[SesquipedalianLoquaciousness counterfactual]] (or AlternateHistory) novel by SF writer Creator/KimStanleyRobinson, which depicts world history in an alternate timeline where the Black Plague epidemic that ravaged Europe in the 14th century was even more destructive, and caused the actual extinction of Western civilization.

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''The Years Of of Rice And and Salt'' is a [[SesquipedalianLoquaciousness counterfactual]] (or AlternateHistory) novel by SF writer Creator/KimStanleyRobinson, which depicts world history in an alternate timeline where the Black Plague epidemic that ravaged Europe in the 14th century was even more destructive, and caused the actual extinction of Western civilization.



!!''The Years Of Rice And Salt'' contains examples of:

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!!''The Years Of of Rice And and Salt'' contains examples of:
4th Oct '13 11:54:54 AM Matchstick
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20th Apr '13 12:09:41 AM Candi
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* PowerTrio: B,K and I, with the rest of the jati spinning around them.

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* PowerTrio: B,K B, K and I, with the rest of the jati spinning around them.



* ReformedCriminal: Kheim is a former pirate who ended up an admiral of the Ming fleet. Khalid went from trying to con a Sultan to providing him with scientific militar advances.

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* ReformedCriminal: Kheim is a former pirate who ended up an admiral of the Ming fleet. Khalid went from trying to con a Sultan to providing him with scientific militar military advances.
9th Mar '13 2:15:12 AM TigerHunter
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* DoesThisRemindYouOfAnything: Kim Stanley Robinson must ''love'' him some RTS games...
6th Nov '12 6:50:32 PM TVRulezAgain
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* KarmaHoudini: Remember Shastri, that guy Kokila killed because he was a CompleteMonster? While she came back as a tiger, he reincarnated as a prince.

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* KarmaHoudini: Remember Shastri, that guy Kokila killed because he was a CompleteMonster? killed? While she came back as a tiger, he reincarnated as a prince.
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