King, Kaiser, Tsar : Three Royal Cousins Who Led the World to War

King, Kaiser, Tsar : Three Royal Cousins Who Led the World to War

by Catrine Clay

Hardcover

$53.00

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780719565366
Publisher: Gardners Books
Publication date: 10/05/2006
Product dimensions: 6.50(w) x 1.50(h) x 9.50(d)

About the Author

Catrine Clay has worked for the BBC for more than twenty years, directing and producing award-winning television documentaries. King, Kaiser, Tsar is her third book, resulting from her documentary of the same title. She is married and lives in London with her three children.

Table of Contents


Illustrations     ix
Acknowledgements     xi
Note on Dates and Spellings     xiii
Family Tree     xiv
Introduction     1
Willy's Bad Start     5
Georgie, the Second Son     23
Nicky, the Third Cousin     41
The Education of Three Royal Cousins     59
Family Dramas     77
Family Strife     94
I Bide My Time     109
Willy, the Kaiser     128
A Wedding and a Betrothal     148
Nicky and Willy     167
Turn of the Century     185
Uncle Bertie and his Two Nephews     205
Willy and Nicky in Trouble     225
Dangerous Disagreements     244
Scandals and Rivalries     263
George Inherits the Throne at Last     283
Three Cousins Go to War     303
The End     324
Epilogue     352
Notes     361
Bibliography     388
Index     395

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