The Lost Writings of Francis Parker Yockey

The Lost Writings of Francis Parker Yockey

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The Lost Writings of Francis Parker Yockey by Francis P. Yockey

For the first time, a collection of all Francis Parker Yockey's writings that were written both before and after his masterpiece "Imperium". Some, thought to have been lost forever and others not known of until now. Gain more insight into one of the greatest minds of the last century. A man ahead of his time and a soldier for the renaissance of western civilization. Go on a historical journey with Yockey and delve into issues from the past that are just as relevant today as they were sixty years ago.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780615580616
Publisher: Invictus Books
Publication date: 04/04/2013
Pages: 152
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.33(d)

About the Author

Francis Parker Yockey (September 18, 1917 - June 16, 1960) was an American philosopher and polemicist best known for his neo-Spenglerian book Imperium: The Philosophy of History and Politics, published under the pen name Ulick Varange in 1948.
He was born in Chicago, Illinois and had family ties to Michigan. His parents were anglophiles who raised him to appreciate European high culture. Subsequently, Yockey was introduced to classical music through his mother, who studied at the Chicago Musical College. He proved to have a prodigious talent for the piano and developed his repertoire to include Liszt, Beethoven, Chopin, and Haydn.
Over time, Yockey contacted a number of patriotic organizations. These included the German-American Bund, the German-American National Alliance, William Dudley Pelley's Silver Shirts, Sir Oswald Mosley's Union Movement, and James H. Madole's National Renaissance Party. Proponents of universal National Socialism, like Colin Jordan, disagreed with Yockey's view on race, and saw Yockeyism as a kind of "New Strasserism".
Without notes, Yockey wrote his first book, Imperium, in Brittas Bay, Ireland over the winter and early spring of 1948. It is a Spenglerian critique of 19th century materialism and rationalism. It was endorsed by patriotic thinkers around the world including German General Otto Remer, Professor of Classics at the University of Illinois, Revilo P. Oliver, and Italian esotericist Julius Evola. Imperium now plays a fundametnal role in Norman Lowell's nationalist movement of Malta.
Yockey was found dead with an empty cyanide capsule nearby while in a jail cell in San Francisco under FBI supervision, after having been imprisoned for a passport violation.

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