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The three emperors : three cousins, three empires and the road to World War One / Miranda Carter.

The three emperors : three cousins, three empires and the road to World War One / Miranda Carter.
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ISBN 9780670915569
0670915564
9780670915569 (hbk.)
Author Carter, Miranda, 1965-
Title The three emperors : three cousins, three empires and the road to World War One / Miranda Carter.
Publisher/Date London ; New York : Fig Tree, 2009.
Pagination etc. xxii, 584 p., [32] p. of plates : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Contents note Map on end papers.
Bibliography, etc. note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary Note Uses the cousins' correspondence and a host of historical sources to tell the tragicomic story of a tiny, glittering, solipsistic world that was often preposterously out of kilter with its times, struggling to stay in command of politics and world events as history overtook it.
Subject - Name George, -- King of Great Britain -- V, 1865-1936
William, -- German Emperor -- II, 1859-1941
Nicholas, -- Emperor of Russia -- II, 1868-1918
Subject World War, 1914-1918 -- Social aspects
World War, 1914-1918 -- Diplomatic history
Europe -- History -- 1871-1918 -- Biography
Great Britain -- Kings and rulers -- Biography
-- Kings and rulers -- Biography.
Russia -- Kings and rulers -- Biography
Shelf Location 940.288 CART
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