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The Resource George, Nicholas and Wilhelm : three royal cousins and the road to World War I, Miranda Carter

George, Nicholas and Wilhelm : three royal cousins and the road to World War I, Miranda Carter

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George, Nicholas and Wilhelm : three royal cousins and the road to World War I
Title
George, Nicholas and Wilhelm
Title remainder
three royal cousins and the road to World War I
Statement of responsibility
Miranda Carter
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
In the years before World War I, the great European powers were ruled by three first cousins: King George V, Kaiser Wilhelm II, and Tsar Nicholas II. Carter uses the cousins' correspondence and a host of historical sources to tell their tragicomic stories
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Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
940.3/112
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
D517
LC item number
.C34 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
George, Nicholas and Wilhelm : three royal cousins and the road to World War I, Miranda Carter
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published as: The three emperors : three cousins, three empires and the road to World War One. London : Fig Tree, 2009
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [469]-478) and index
Contents
Three childhoods, three countries -- Wilhelm: an experiment in perfection, 1859 -- George: coming second, 1865 -- Nicholas: a diamond-studded ivory tower, 1868 -- Family ties, imperial contests -- Wilhelm emperor 1888-90 -- Young men in love 1891-94 -- Wilhelm anglophile 1891-95 -- Perfidious Muscovy 1895-97 -- Behind the wall 1893-1904 -- Imperial imperatives 1898-1901 -- A bright new century -- The fourth emperor 1901-4 -- Unintended consequences 1904-5 -- Continental shifts 1906-8 -- A Balkan crisis 1908-9 -- Edward's mantle 1910-11 -- Celebrations and warnings 1911-14 -- July 1914 -- Armageddon -- A war 1914-18
Control code
419798177
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
xxv, 498 p., [32] p. of plates
Isbn
9781400043637
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2009037690
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(OCoLC)419798177
Label
George, Nicholas and Wilhelm : three royal cousins and the road to World War I, Miranda Carter
Publication
Note
Originally published as: The three emperors : three cousins, three empires and the road to World War One. London : Fig Tree, 2009
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [469]-478) and index
Contents
Three childhoods, three countries -- Wilhelm: an experiment in perfection, 1859 -- George: coming second, 1865 -- Nicholas: a diamond-studded ivory tower, 1868 -- Family ties, imperial contests -- Wilhelm emperor 1888-90 -- Young men in love 1891-94 -- Wilhelm anglophile 1891-95 -- Perfidious Muscovy 1895-97 -- Behind the wall 1893-1904 -- Imperial imperatives 1898-1901 -- A bright new century -- The fourth emperor 1901-4 -- Unintended consequences 1904-5 -- Continental shifts 1906-8 -- A Balkan crisis 1908-9 -- Edward's mantle 1910-11 -- Celebrations and warnings 1911-14 -- July 1914 -- Armageddon -- A war 1914-18
Control code
419798177
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
xxv, 498 p., [32] p. of plates
Isbn
9781400043637
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2009037690
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(OCoLC)419798177

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