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Author Carter, Miranda, 1965-

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

Edition First American edition.
Publication Info. New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2010.
Location Call No. Status
 Nichols Adult Nonfiction  940.3112 CAR    DUE 07-22-22
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Description xxv, 498 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Note Originally published: The three emperors. London : Fig Tree, 2009.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [427]-478) and index.
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.
Subject World War, 1914-1918 -- Causes.
William II, German Emperor, 1859-1941.
Edward VII, King of Great Britain, 1841-1910.
Nicholas II, Emperor of Russia, 1868-1918.
Germany -- History -- William II, 1888-1918.
Great Britain -- History -- Edward VII, 1901-1910.
Russia -- History -- Nicholas II, 1894-1917.
Europe -- Politics and government -- 1871-1918.
Added Title Three emperors.
ISBN 9781400043637 (hc.)
1400043638 (hc.)
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