The Breakdown of Nations (Paperback)

The Breakdown of Nations By Leopold Kohr, Richard Body (Foreword by), Neil Ascherson (Foreword by) Cover Image
By Leopold Kohr, Richard Body (Foreword by), Neil Ascherson (Foreword by)
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Leopold Kohr shows in The Breakdown of Nations that throughout history people living in small states are happier, more peaceful, more creative and more prosperous. Virtually all our political and social problems would be greatly diminished if the world’s major countries were to dissolve back into the small states from which they sprang. Rather than making ever-larger political unions, in the belief that this will bring peace and security, we should minimize the aggregation of power by returning to a patchwork of small, relatively powerless states, where leaders are accessible to and responsive to the people.

About the Author

Leopold Kohr, an economist by profession, was the originator of the concept of 'the human scale', an idea later popularized by F. Schumacher in Small is Beautiful

Product Details
ISBN: 9780857844309
ISBN-10: 085784430X
Publisher: Green Books
Publication Date: October 12th, 2016
Pages: 256
Language: English