The Sleepwalkers: How Europe Went to War in 1914

The Sleepwalkers: How Europe Went to War in 1914

Christopher Clark


One of The long island occasions e-book Review’s 10 top Books of the Year

Winner of the Los Angeles Times e-book Prize (History)

The Sleepwalkers: How Europe Went to battle in 1914 is historian Christopher Clark’s riveting account of the explosive beginnings of global conflict I.

Drawing on new scholarship, Clark bargains a clean examine global warfare I, focusing now not at the battles and atrocities of the battle itself, yet at the advanced occasions and relationships that led a bunch of well-meaning leaders into brutal conflict.

Clark lines the trails to battle in a minute-by-minute, action-packed narrative that cuts among the most important choice facilities in Vienna, Berlin, St. Petersburg, Paris, London, and Belgrade, and examines the many years of background that trained the occasions of 1914 and info the mutual misunderstandings and accidental indications that drove the obstacle ahead in a number of brief weeks.

Meticulously researched and masterfully written, Christopher Clark’s The Sleepwalkers is a dramatic and authoritative chronicle of Europe’s descent right into a warfare that tore the realm apart.

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