Chamberlain, Houston Stewart
(1855–1927)
   Adolf Hitler was greatly influenced by Chamberlain’s The Foundations of the Nineteenth Century (1899), a seminal work that synthesized German nationalism, Nordic racist theory, and anti-Semitism to explain how the Jews threatened Aryan superiority. Much of what Chamberlain wrote was subsequently incorporated into Nazi ideology.
   See also Volk; Volkisch.

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  • CHAMBERLAIN, HOUSTON STEWART° — (1855–1927), racist, antisemitic author; British by birth, French by upbringing, German by choice. An enthusiastic Germanophile, Chamberlain settled in Bayreuth where he became friendly with richard wagner , whose daughter he married. Influenced… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Chamberlain, Houston Stewart — born Sept. 9, 1855, Southsea, Hampshire, Eng. died Jan. 9, 1927, Bayreuth, Ger. British born Germanophile writer. An admirer of Richard Wagner, he wrote a biography of the composer and several books on his works (1892–95) and later married Wagner …   Universalium

  • Chamberlain, Houston Stewart — (1855 1927)    racial theorist; his concept of Aryan supremacy was embodied in Nazi mythology. Born to an English admiral in a village near Portsmouth, he was sent to Versailles in 1856 (upon his mother s early death) for tutoring with a… …   Historical dictionary of Weimar Republik

  • Chamberlain, Houston Stewart — (9 sep. 1855, Southsea, Hampshire, Inglaterra–9 ene. 1927, Bayreuth, Alemania). Escritor británico germanófilo. Admirador de Richard Wagner, escribió una biografía del compositor y varios libros sobre su música (1892–95) y posteriormente contrajo …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Houston Stewart Chamberlain — (* 9. September 1855 in Portsmouth, England; † 9. Januar 1927 in Bayreuth) war ein Schriftsteller, Verfasser zahlreicher populärwissenschaftlicher Werke, unter …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Houston Stewart Chamberlain — (September 9, 1855 January 9, 1927) was a British born author of books on political philosophy, natural science and his posthumous father in law Richard Wagner. His two volume book Die Grundlagen des Neunzehnten Jahrhunderts (The Foundations of… …   Wikipedia

  • Houston Stewart Chamberlain — Para otras personas con el mismo apellido, véase Chamberlain. Houston Stewart Chamberlain. Serie Nazismo …   Wikipedia Español

  • Houston Stewart Chamberlain — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Chamberlain. Houston Stewart Chamberlain Houston Stewart Chamberlain (1855 1927), est un …   Wikipédia en Français

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  • Chamberlain — Chamberlain, Arthur Neville Chamberlain, Joseph Chamberlain, Joseph Austen Chamberlain, Owen * * * (as used in expressions) Chamberlain, (Arthur) Neville Chamberlain, Charles Joseph Chamberlain, Houston Stewart …   Enciclopedia Universal

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