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The sleepwalkers : how Europe went to war in 1914, Christopher Clark, (electronic resource)

Label
The sleepwalkers : how Europe went to war in 1914
Title
The sleepwalkers
Title remainder
how Europe went to war in 1914
Statement of responsibility
Christopher Clark
Title variation
Sleep walkers
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
On the morning of June 28, 1914, when Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife, Sophie Chotek, arrived at Sarajevo railway station, Europe was at peace. Thirty-seven days later, it was at war. The conflict that resulted would kill more than fifteen million people, destroy three empires, and permanently alter world history.The SleepwalkersThe Sleepwalkers is a magisterial account of one of the most compelling dramas of modern times
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
Writing style
Award
  • Los Angeles Times Book Prize for History, 2013.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2013
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10171307
Cataloging source
TEFOD
Dewey number
940.3/11
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
how Europe went to war in 1914
Label
The sleepwalkers : how Europe went to war in 1914, Christopher Clark, (electronic resource)
Link
http://digital.arapahoelibraries.org/ContentDetails.htm?ID=8E75CA9E-B2DE-4D16-9C9A-0A65775B6E2B
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"First published in Great Britain in 2012 by Allen Lane, an imprint of Penguin Books."
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 563-666) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Roads to Sarajevo. 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 -- One continent divided. The polarization of Europe, 1887-1907. Dangerous liaison : the Franco-Russian Alliance ; The Judgement 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? ; 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 ; 'Its' 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
ocn830390547
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
1 online resource (xxxi, 697 p.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780062199225
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
ill., maps, ports.
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
8E75CA9E-B2DE-4D16-9C9A-0A65775B6E2B
System control number
(OCoLC)830390547
Label
The sleepwalkers : how Europe went to war in 1914, Christopher Clark, (electronic resource)
Link
http://digital.arapahoelibraries.org/ContentDetails.htm?ID=8E75CA9E-B2DE-4D16-9C9A-0A65775B6E2B
Publication
Note
"First published in Great Britain in 2012 by Allen Lane, an imprint of Penguin Books."
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 563-666) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Roads to Sarajevo. 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 -- One continent divided. The polarization of Europe, 1887-1907. Dangerous liaison : the Franco-Russian Alliance ; The Judgement 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? ; 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 ; 'Its' 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
ocn830390547
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
1 online resource (xxxi, 697 p.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780062199225
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
ill., maps, ports.
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
8E75CA9E-B2DE-4D16-9C9A-0A65775B6E2B
System control number
(OCoLC)830390547

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