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Australian historian and University of Cambridge Professor Christopher Clark is one of the foremost experts on German history. His book, The Sleepwalkers: How Europe Went to War in 1914, was described by the London Review of Books as “breathtakingly good” and described politicians who “watchful but unseeing, haunted by dreams”, blindly led their peoples into a war no-one wanted. In this and his other celebrated books, Christopher explores what history can teach us about today, and if remembering is enough to avoid repeating its worst mistakes.

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