The Resource Sleepwalkers : how Europe went to war in 1914, Christopher Clark

Sleepwalkers : how Europe went to war in 1914, Christopher Clark

Label
Sleepwalkers : how Europe went to war in 1914
Title
Sleepwalkers
Title remainder
how Europe went to war in 1914
Statement of responsibility
Christopher Clark
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
An authoritative chronicle, drawing on new research on World War I, traces the paths to war in a minute-by-minute narrative that examines the decades of history that informed the events of 1914
Cataloging source
YDXCP
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Sleepwalkers : how Europe went to war in 1914, Christopher Clark
Publication
Note
  • "First published in Great Britain by Allen Lane, an imprint of Penguin Books"--Title page verso
  • "First U.S. hardcover published in 2013 by HarperCollins Publishers"--Title page verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 563-666) and index
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  • HAVERHILL
  • CHELMSFORD
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. I. Roads to Sarajevo. I. Serbian ghosts : Murder in Belgrade ; 'Irresponsible elements' ; Mental maps ; Separation ; Escalation ; Three Turkish wars ; The conspiracy ; Nikola Pašić reacts -- The empire without qualities : Conflict and equilibrium ; The chess players ; Lies and forgeries ; Deceptive calm ; Hawks and doves -- pt. II. One continent divided. The polarization of Europe, 1887-1907 : Dangerous liaison: the Franco-Russian alliance ; The judgment of Paris ; The end of British neutrality ; Belated empire: Germany ; The great turning point? ; Painting the devil on the wall -- The many voices of European foreign policy : Sovereign decision-makers ; Who governed in St. Petersburg? ; Who governed in Paris? ; Who governed in Berlin? ; The troubled supremacy of Sir Edward Grey ; The Agadir Crisis of 1911 ; Soldiers and civilians ; The press and public opinion ; The fluidity of power -- Balkan entanglements : Air strikes on Libya ; Balkan helter-skelter ; The wobbler ; The Balkan Winter Crisis of 1912-13 ; Bulgaria or Serbia? ; Austria's troubles ; The Balkanization of the Franco-Russian alliance ; Paris forces the pace ; Poincaré under pressure -- Last chances: détente and danger, 1912-1914 :The limits of détente ; 'Now or never' ; Germans on the Bosphorus ; The Balkan inception scenario ; A crisis of masculinity? ; How open was the future? -- pt. III. Crisis. Murder in Sarajevo :The assassination ; Flashbulb moments ; The investigation begins ; Serbian responses ; What is to be done? -- The widening circle : Reactions abroad ; Count Hoyos goes to Berlin ; The road to the Austrian ultimatum ; The strange death of Nikolai Hartwig -- The French in St Petersburg : Count de Robien changes trains ; M. Poincaré sails to Russia ; The poker game -- The ultimatum : Austria demands ; Serbia responds ; A 'local war' begins -- Warning shots : Firmness prevails ; 'It's war this time' ; Russian reasons -- Last days : A strange light falls upon the map of Europe ; Poincaré returns to Paris ; Russia mobilizes ; The leap into the dark ; 'There must be some misunderstanding' ; The tribulations of Paul Cambon ; Britain intervenes ; Belgium ; Boots
Control code
1551357
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First Harper Perennial edition.
Extent
xxix, 697 pages
Isbn
9780061146664
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
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u310512
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1551357
  • (Sirsi) 1551357
  • (OCoLC)850180272

Library Locations

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