Entries by Alexander Jacob

Houston Stewart Chamberlain’s “England”; trans. Alexander Jacob

Go to Alexander Jacob’s Introduction Even when you do business, do not value your commercial advantage higher than the mercy of God, rather consider divine mercy as your greatest gain. Cromwell, 1658 The Englishman no longer confesses today: I believe in God, the almighty Father, creator of heaven and earth, but: I believe in Father Dollar, […]

Houston Stewart Chamberlain’s “England”—Translated and with an Introduction by Alexander Jacob

Introduction Houston Stewart Chamberlain (1855–1927) is best known for his cultural history Die Grundlagen des neunzehnten Jahrhunderts (Foundations of the Nineteenth Century; Munich, 1899) as well as for his studies of Kant, Goethe, Wagner, and Heinrich von Stein. But his several tracts written during World War I[1] are interesting in their own right as documents […]