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Author Carter, Miranda, 1965- author.

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

Publication Info. New York : Alfred A. Knopf
©2010
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Note Originally published as: The three emperors : three cousins, three empires and the road to World War One. London : Fig Tree, 2009.
Electronic audio file.
Performer Read by Rosalyn Landor.
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.
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.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. New York Books on Tape 2010 Available via World Wide Web.
Subject World War, 1914-1918 -- Causes. -- Sound recordings.
William II, German Emperor, 1859-1941.
George V, King of Great Britain, 1865-1936.
Nicholas II, Emperor of Russia, 1868-1918.
Germany -- History -- William II, 1888-1918.
Great Britain -- History -- George V, 1910-1936.
Russia -- History -- Nicholas II, 1894-1917.
Europe -- Politics and government -- 1871-1918.
Genre Electronic audio books.
Added Author Carter, Miranda, 1965- author. Three emperors.
OverDrive, Inc., distributor.
ISBN 9780307714503 (electronic audio bk.)
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