Page, Jake. Apacheria: An Epic of Alternate History
Divergence: 1884 CE
What if: The Apache bands united to stand against the U.S. Army and succeeded in creating an independent Apache state in what had been southern Arizona.
Summary: The story of the fight for independence, followed by events over the next 40 years as the new nation experiences growing pains because of the shift from old to new "Apache Way".
Published: Ballantine/Del Rey 1998 (034541411XBUY).