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Forgotten Fatherland: The Search for Elisabeth Nietzsche

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"Forgotten Fatherland is a superb account of a journey to one of the last lost places of the world, as well as a chilling portrait of one of the most extraordinary figures of the past century. In 1886 Elisabeth Nietzsche, sister of the famous philosopher and a friend of Wagner, travelled with a select group of blond-haired, blue-eyed Germans to the remote Paraguayan wilderness to found an Aryan colony she called New Germany. Over a hundred years later, Ben Macintyre found the descendants of those first settlers, still living in Nueva Germania: breeding among themselves, many have maintained the language, customs and ideals that first brought their ancestors from Europe. Researched in fascinating depth, Forgotten Fatherland is both a highly enjoyable piece of travel writing which chronicles the history and atmosphere of Nueva Germania from its beginnings to the present day, and a brilliant biography of a woman whose influence on the history of the twentieth century can only now be fully understood."

Book in very good condition.

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Author(s):
Macintyre, B.
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
1992
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
256
Publisher:
Macmillan

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"Forgotten Fatherland is a superb account of a journey to one of the last lost places of the world, as well as a chilling portrait of one of the most extraordinary figures of the past century. In 1886 Elisabeth Nietzsche, sister of the famous philosopher and a friend of Wagner, travelled with a select group of blond-haired, blue-eyed Germans to the remote Paraguayan wilderness to found an Aryan colony she called New Germany. Over a hundred years later, Ben Macintyre found the descendants of those first settlers, still living in Nueva Germania: breeding among themselves, many have maintained the language, customs and ideals that first brought their ancestors from Europe. Researched in fascinating depth, Forgotten Fatherland is both a highly enjoyable piece of travel writing which chronicles the history and atmosphere of Nueva Germania from its beginnings to the present day, and a brilliant biography of a woman whose influence on the history of the twentieth century can only now be fully understood."

Book in very good condition.

Author(s):
Macintyre, B.
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
1992
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
256
Publisher:
Macmillan

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