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James is an English man's name derived from Iacomus, a Latin corruption of the Hebrew Jacob (Yakov), meaning "heel-grabber" or "deceiver." Jim(my) and Jamie are among the diminutives. In many Germanic-Nordic and Slavic languages, there is no distinction between Jacob and James. In the works of Harry Turtledove, James and its derivatives may refer to:

Monarchs named JamesEdit

James I of England, aka James VI of Scotland, historical monarch referenced in a few Turtledove works.
James II of England, aka James VII of Scotland, historical monarch referenced in The War That Came Early: Coup d'Etat.

Characters known only as JamesEdit

James (Ruled Britannia) a thief and minor characters in Ruled Britannia.
James the Bird's Eye, a loyal Detinan appearing in The War Between the Provinces: Marching Through Peachtree.
James of Broadpath, a rebellious Detinan and POV in The War Between the Provinces.

Characters whose first name is JamesEdit

James G. Blaine, historical U.S. politician appearing in How Few Remain.
James Bowie, historical Texas rebel referenced in "Lee at the Alamo".
James Buchanan, historical President of the United States referenced in "Lee at the Alamo".
James Byrnes, historical Supreme Court of the United States justice appearing in The Man With the Iron Heart.
James Cartwright, fictional trapper, minor character in "Trapping Run" in A Different Flesh.
James Chalmers, historical Confederate general appearing in Fort Pillow.
James Chaney, historical civil rights worker referenced in "He Woke in Darkness".
James M. Cox, historical Ohio Governor referenced in "Joe Steele (story)".
James Dean, historical American actor referenced in the Worldwar franchise.
James Chatham Duane, historical United States Army engineer appearing in How Few Remain.
James Farley, historical political strategist appearing in Joe Steele (novel).
James Henry Ferguson, fictional character in Supervolcano.
James Fleming, fictional British Army captain, minor character in The United States of Atlantis.
James Forrestal, historical first United States Secretary of Defense referenced in The Man With the Iron Heart.
James Garfield, historical President of the United States appearing in How Few Remain.
James Bethel Gresham, historical United States Army man referenced in Settling Accounts: The Grapple.
James Hagerty, historical White House Press Secretary appearing in Colonization: Aftershocks.
J.D. Halyburton, historical judge appearing in The Guns of the South.
James Alpheus Skidmore Harris, historical Confederate colonel appearing in How Few Remain.
James Longstreet, historical Confederate General appearing in The Guns of the South and How Few Remain.
James Madison, historical President of the United States referenced in Settling Accounts: In at the Death.
James Marshall, historical United States Navy captain referenced in Fort Pillow.
James Douglas McKay, historical U.S. politician referenced in The Hot War: Bombs Away.
James McReynolds, historical Supreme Court of the United States justice appearing in American Empire and Joe Steele (novel).
James Monroe, historical President of the United States referenced in How Few Remain.
James Johnston Pettigrew, historical Confederate General referenced in "The Last Reunion".
James K. Polk, historical President of the United States referenced in Settling Accounts: In at the Death.
James Seddon, historical Confederate Secretary of War appearing in The Guns of the South.
James Smith, historical U.S. Founding Father referenced in The War That Came Early: Coup d'Etat.
James Stonebreaker, fictional stonemason, minor character in The Two Georges.
Jeb Stuart, full name James Ewell Brown Stuart, historical Confederate General appearing in The Guns of the South and How Few Remain.
Jeb Stuart Jr., Confederate general and politician in Southern Victory. There is some debate on whether he is historical or fictional.
Jeb Stuart III, commander of the 1st Richmond Howitzers in Southern Victory. Although there was a real man of this name during the same time in OTL, this character is a fictional analog.
James Strom Thurmond, historical South Carolina Governor and U.S. Senator making an unnamed appearance in Settling Accounts: Return Engagement.
James Ussher, historical Archbishop referenced in "Before the Beginning".
James Van Fleet, historical United States Army General appearing in Joe Steele (novel).
James Walton, fictional British doctor, POV of "The Scarlet Band".

Characters whose middle name is JamesEdit

John James Audubon, historical explorer who is the POV of "Audubon in Atlantis" and referenced in other works.
Zachariah James Fenton, fictional criminal, minor character in The Two Georges.
O.J. Simpson, historical footballer referenced in "Before the Beginning".

Characters whose last name is JamesEdit

Jesse James, historical bank robber referenced in The Valley-Westside War.

Characters known only as JimEdit

Jim (The Road Not Taken), a soldier in "The Road Not Taken."
Jim (Southern Victory), a resident of Rochester, New York, and minor character in How Few Remain.
Jim (The Two Georges), a RAM and minor character in The Two Georges.

Characters whose first name is JimEdit

Jim Curley, historical Bostonian politician appearing in Settling Accounts: In at the Death.
Jim Farrell, fictional professor in Supervolcano.
Jim Garreau, fictional character in "Crybaby".
Jim McGregor, fictional magazine editor in "Hindsight".
Jim Peterson, fictional US Navy fighter pilot, POV character in the Days of Infamy series.
Jim Summers, fictional character in The Hot War.

Characters known only as JimmyEdit

Hard-Riding Jimmy, a cavalry commander in The War Between the Provinces.
Jimmy (Worldwar), medic, minor fictional character in Worldwar: Upsetting the Balance.

Characters whose first name Jimmy or JimmieEdit

Jimmy Adair, historical baseballer appearing anonymously in "The Star and the Rockets".
Jimmy Carter, historical President of the United States appearing in Settling Accounts: Drive to the East, and referenced in the State of Jefferson Stories.
Jimmy Curtis, fictional Korean-American soldier in The Hot War.
Jimmy Doolittle, historical United States Army Air Force General referenced in Worldwar, Days of Infamy, and "News From the Front".
Jimmie Foxx, historical baseballer referenced in Settling Accounts: Drive to the East.

Characters named Jaime, Spanish version of JamesEdit

Jaime Diaz, shopkeeper, minor fictional character in Settling Accounts: Return Engagement.
Jaime Macias, fictional policeman in The Two Georges.
Jaime Nosénada, fictional Spanish bureaucrat who narrates "Report of the Special Committee on the Quality of Life".

Characters named Diego, another Spanish version of JamesEdit

Diego (Ruled Britannia), fictional Spanish soldier in Ruled Britannia.
Diego de Alcaraz, historical Spanish conquistador appearing in "Eyewear".
Jose-Diego, fictional circus performer in Every Inch a King.

Places named for JamesEdit

James Bethel Gresham Memorial Bridge, former name of the Veterans Memorial Bridge in Kentucky, visited in Settling Accounts: The Grapple.
Jamestown, historical first capital of Virginia, setting for A Different Flesh: Vilest Beast.
San Diego, California, city figuring in numerous Turtledove works.
Santiago (The Two Georges) (Santiago is Spanish for Saint James), a Holy Alliance province in The Two Georges.

See also:

Jacob
Jacques

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