Tags » Christopher Clark

A great read: "The Sleepwalkers" by Christopher Clark

In this year, 2014, the one hundredth anniversary of the start of the First World War, we are not short of commemorative books and films, with much more to come, I’m sure. 644 more words

Art, Books, Theatre, Cinema

For Want Of A Nail

Knowledge is power, and, like power, knowledge is useless unless it is shared and applied correctly.

Today I heard part of an interview with Christopher Clark, who wrote a book called… 719 more words


Why This Isn't 1914

I’m currently working my way through Christopher Clark’s Sleepwalkers, which is about the conditions leading up to World War I and a very thorough delve into the tick-tock of the July Crisis that launched the war.   376 more words


The Sleepwalkers: How Europe Went to war in 1914

Title: The Sleepwalkers: How Europe Went to War in 1914
Author: Christopher Clark
Release date: July 4th 1914
Where to buy it: Amazon269 more words

Book Review

Europe sleepwalks to war

Map of Europe in 1914 (as envisaged by the New York Times in 2013)

As I write this, Russian military forces are massing at the border with Ukraine and armed men have seized  government buildings in the Crimean capital, hoisting a Russian flag over the regional parliament building.  3,159 more words