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

Label
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
Contributor
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
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
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1965-
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Carter, Miranda
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
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1965-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Carter, Miranda
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  • William
  • Edward
  • Nicholas
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • Germany
  • Great Britain
  • Russia
  • Europe
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
Pt. I. Three childhoods, three countries. Wilhelm: an experiment in perfection, 1859 -- George: coming second, 1865 -- Nicholas: a diamond-studded ivory tower, 1868 -- Pt. II. 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 -- Pt. III. 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 -- Pt. IV. Armageddon. A war, 1914-18
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
  • ocn419798177
  • (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
Pt. I. Three childhoods, three countries. Wilhelm: an experiment in perfection, 1859 -- George: coming second, 1865 -- Nicholas: a diamond-studded ivory tower, 1868 -- Pt. II. 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 -- Pt. III. 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 -- Pt. IV. Armageddon. A war, 1914-18
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
  • ocn419798177
  • (OCoLC)419798177

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