The Sleepwalkers: How Europe Went to War in 1914

The Sleepwalkers: How Europe Went to War in 1914

Christopher Clark


One of The big apple instances e-book Review’s 10 top Books of the Year

Winner of the Los Angeles Times ebook Prize (History)

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

Drawing on new scholarship, Clark deals a clean examine international conflict I, focusing now not at the battles and atrocities of the conflict itself, yet at the complicated occasions and relationships that led a gaggle of well-meaning leaders into brutal conflict.

Clark lines the trails to conflict 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 a long time of historical past that knowledgeable the occasions of 1914 and info the mutual misunderstandings and accidental signs that drove the hindrance ahead in a couple 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 conflict that tore the realm apart.

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