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World Thinkers 2015: Christopher Clark

Historian of the First World War. Australia

By Prospect Team  

Clark’s acclaimed book The Sleepwalkers was a 700-page analysis of the road to war from 1903 to 1914. Clark argues against the view that Germany was solely responsible for the conflict. He was appointed Regius Professor of History at Cambridge in the Autumn.

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Further reading:

Christopher Clark’s profile at the University of Cambridge

Some Damn Foolish Thing Thomas Laquer reviews The Sleepwalkers.

Stumbling Into World War I, Like ‘Sleepwalkers’ NPR interview with Clark on the origins…

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