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The Three Emperors: Three Cousins, Three Empires and the road to World War One

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By Miranda Carter Penguin Books, 2010, £10.99, 498pp, soft covers; illustrated plus notes, bibliography and index. Also available as an EBook. ISBN 978-0-141-01998-7 Book Review by Barbara Taylor   Miranda Carter reveals Wilhelm’s many lapses of tact and diplomacy. (I laughed out loud at many.) Nicholas II was weak, totally unfit to be an emp…


The Three Emperors: Three Cousins, Three Empires and the road to World War One by Miranda Carter

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Reviewed by Barbara Taylor. Miranda Carter describes Wilhelm’s lack of lack of tact and diplomacy, that Nicholas II was weak, horrified when his hearty father Alexander III died unexpectedly (of Bright’s Disease) at the age of 49. He complained that t he was unready to rule and was unfit to be an emperor He never became ready’. Married to a woman …