The Breakdown of Nations

The Breakdown of Nations

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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.

Book information

ISBN: 9780857845498
Publisher: UIT Cambridge Ltd.
Imprint: Green Books
Pub date:
Edition: New edition
DEWEY: 320.101
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Number of pages: 256
Weight: 415g
Height: 234mm
Width: 156mm
Spine width: 19mm