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Christopher Clark

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Christopher Clark is a lecturer in Modern European History at St Catharine's College, University of Cambridge. His previous book was a biography of Kaiser Wilhelm II. His latest book is Iron Kingdom: The Rise and Downfall of Prussia, 1600-1947 (Penguin, 2007).

Books by Christopher Clark

The Sleepwalkers

In The Sleepwalkers Christopher Clark retells the story of the outbreak of the First World War and its causes. Above all, it shows how the failure to understand the seriousness of the chaotic, near genocidal fighting in the Balkans would drag Europe into catastrophe.

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Kaiser Wilhelm II

'I am the sole master of German policy and my country must follow me wherever I go' Kaiser Wilhelm II

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