The Nietzsche Legacy in Germany (Paperback)

1890 - 1990 (Weimar and Now: German Cultural Criticism #2)

By Steven E. Aschheim

University of California Press, 9780520085558, 337pp.

Publication Date: February 25, 1994

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Countless attempts have been made to appropriate the ideas of Friedrich Nietzsche for diverse cultural and political ends, but nowhere have these efforts been more sustained and of greater consequence than in Germany. Aschheim offers a magisterial chronicle of the philosopher's presence in German life and politics.

About the Author

Steven E. Aschheim is Associate Professor of History at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem. He is the author of Brothers and Strangers: The East European Jew in German and German-Jewish Consciousness, 1800-1923 (1982).