Archive for April, 2015

The Clausewitz Papers in Münster University Library

In one of my previous posts I explained how I encountered the newly released complete private correspondence between Marie and Carl von Clausewitz. Now I will introduce to you another collection of Clausewitz papers that is rather understudied. While corresponding with scholars these past weeks, one theme reoccurs. This concerns the notion that the Clausewitz [...]

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Marie von Clausewitz’s Very Political Bonnet

While working on my book for the past two years, I have tried reading every bestselling biography of a famous woman. On one hand, I wanted to study the competition (wink-wink). On the other, women’s history and writing history from women’s perspective still remains a relatively new field. When immersed in reading history from the [...]

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How I Came to Work With Marie and Carl von Clausewitz’s Correspondence

The last two weeks have been a time of great excitement for me. My article about the newly found correspondence between Marie and Carl von Clausewitz was published in the Journal of Military History. Since then I have been answering emails, exchanging twits and chatting over Facebook. For the past two years, I’ve immersed myself [...]

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