The Three Emperors: Three Cousins, Three Empires And The Road To World War One
Pages no: 624
Edition language: English
, Biography Memoir
, European History
, World History
This is a 4.5 stars read. I really enjoyed this book! It is a biographical look at George V of England (also his father Edward and grandmother Victoria), Nicholas II of Russia, and Wilhelm II of Germany. The book basically looks at all three people from birth to death, with the obvious focus being o...
ookshelves: published-2009, nonfiction, fraudio, history, wwi, spring-2010, hardback, one-penny-wonder Read from May 09 to 16, 2010 George, Nicholas and WilhelmThree Royal Cousins and the Road to World War IEdition: Unabridgedby Miranda Carter Rosalyn Landorblurb - A story of the self-delusion ...
Before World War I the belief that monarchs ruled by divine right was alive and well in Europe—at least among the monarchs themselves. George, Nicolas and Wilhelm were cousins who reigned in Britain, Russia and Germany during the years leading up to the war. By the end of the war Tsar Nicolas and ...
George, Nicholas and WilhelmThree Royal Cousins and the Road to World War IEdition: Unabridgedby Miranda Carter Rosalyn Landorblurb - A story of the self-delusion of royalty: three monarchs who were also three first cousins--Wilhelm II, the last kaiser of Germany; George V of Britain; and Nicholas I...
OK, I haven't read this book -- I will -- but I was pissed after reading a review. Here's part of a review that demonstrates why I often hate reviews in the NY Times Book Review. Last two paragraphs: “George, Nicholas and Wilhelm” is an impressive book. Ms. Carter has clearly not bitten off more th...
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