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The Resource Forgotten fatherland : the true story of Nietzsche's sister and her lost Aryan colony, Ben Macintyre

Forgotten fatherland : the true story of Nietzsche's sister and her lost Aryan colony, Ben Macintyre

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Forgotten fatherland : the true story of Nietzsche's sister and her lost Aryan colony
Title
Forgotten fatherland
Title remainder
the true story of Nietzsche's sister and her lost Aryan colony
Statement of responsibility
Ben Macintyre
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Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
In 1886 Elisabeth Nietzsche, sister of the famous philosopher, and friend of Richard Wagner, traveled with her husband, Bernhard Forster, and a select group of blond-haired, blue-eyed Germans to the remote Paraguayan wilderness to found an Aryan colony she called Nueva Germania. In Forgotten fatherland, Ben Macintyre tracks down the descendants of this early racial experiment, still living in Nueva Germania and breeding among themselves. Many have maintained the language, customs, and ideals that first brought their ancestors over from Europe more than one hundred years ago. But Elisabeth Nietzsche's story does not end in Paraguay. A supremely dominating woman, she returned to Europe to take control of both her brother and his work until his death, and beyond
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
lbi
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1963-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Macintyre, Ben
Dewey number
320.5/6092
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Förster-Nietzsche, Elisabeth
  • Nietzsche, Friedrich Wilhelm
  • Germans
  • Immigrants
  • Germany
  • Nueva Germania (Paraguay)
Target audience
general
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Forgotten fatherland : the true story of Nietzsche's sister and her lost Aryan colony, Ben Macintyre
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Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First Broadway Paperbacks edition.
Extent
xvii, 283 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780307886446
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
Ownership
*
Label
Forgotten fatherland : the true story of Nietzsche's sister and her lost Aryan colony, Ben Macintyre
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First Broadway Paperbacks edition.
Extent
xvii, 283 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780307886446
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
Ownership
*

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