David Clay Large

David Clay Large is a professor at the Fromm Institute, University of San Francisco, and a Senior Fellow at the Institute of European Studies, U.C. Berkeley. A specialist on the history of Modern Europe, especially Germany and Austria, Large is the author of ten books including Berlin, Where Ghosts Walked: Munich’s Road to the Third Reich, and Nazi Games.

Books by David Clay Large

  1. Book CoverBetween Two Fires: Europe's Path in the 1930s


    "An evocative re-creation of the European political climate of the 1930s . . . Large does a fine job of connecting these events." —Kirkus ReviewsMore

  2. Book CoverThe End of the European Era: 1890 to the Present

    Sixth Edition

    The new sixth edition of the leading text in contemporary European history is now thoroughly revised with up-to-date scholarship.More

  3. Book CoverNazi Games: The Olympics of 1936


    Athletics and politics collide in a critical event for Nazi Germany and the contemporary world.More

  4. Book CoverWhere Ghosts Walked: Munich's Road to the Third Reich


    The capital of the Nazi movement was not Berlin but Munich, according to Hitler himself. In examining why, historian David Clay Large begins in Munich four decades before World War I and finds a proto-fascist cultural heritage that proved fertile soil later for Hitler's movement. An engrossing account of the time and place that launched Hitler on the road to power.More