Forgotten Fatherland: The Search for Elisabeth Nietzsche

Forgotten Fatherland: The Search for Elisabeth Nietzsche

by Ben Macintyre


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Macintyre describes his 1991 journey to the Paraguayan site where Elisabeth Nietzsche and her husband founded a utopian Aryan colony in 1886. He also traces her return to Europe in 1889 to care for her sick brother, philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche, and her orchestration of his rise to fame. Photos.

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ISBN-13: 9780808126614
Publisher: Assorted Book Company
Publication date: 01/15/1997

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drinkingtea on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
Thought Nietzsche was batty? Not next to his sister, he wasn't. I cringe to see what things would have been like had had more power to change to change things. The book itself is fascinating, I just wish there was more information on those living in South America now.