Ludwig, Emil. "If the Emperor Frederick had not had Cancer"
Divergence: 1888 CE
What if: Frederick did not die of throat cancer in 1888 and his reign as Kaiser lasted longer than 91 days.
Summary: Overview of Bismarck's construct of a network of peace treaties while Frederick worked on liberalizing the domestic scene.
Published: In If It Had Happened Otherwise: Lapses Into Imaginary History, all eds. (ed. J.C. Squire), q.v.
Original in: English.
Translation: German by Walter Brumm as "Wenn Kaiser Friedrich III. nicht Krebs gehabt hätte", in Wenn Napoleon bei Waterloo gewonnen hätte. Und andere abwegige Geschichten (ed. J.C. Squire), Heyne 1999 (3453149114).