The Breakdown of Nations has 69 ratings and 8 reviews. Rob said: ok, this guy had a five-star idea, and he started writing a five-star book, and then he. The Breakdown of Nations was the economist and political scientist, Leopold Kohr’s first book. It was published in , but is remarkably. The Breakdown of Nations. Leopold Kohr. , TO COLIN LODGE. CONTENTS. ACKNOWLEDGMENTS · FOREWORD by Kirkpatrick Sale.

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Many of my friends in the States fear, on a very basic level, whether the fate that befell great countries of the past can come to the U.

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The Breakdown Of Nations

It remains one of the most exact long-term forecast on the future of mankind. If one is interested in a defense of federalism, the federalist papers are a better choice. His book is a bible of the radical decentralist movement and applauded by anarchists, libertarians, greens alike.

It appears to be the one and only problem permeating all creation. A considered retreat is one thing, unforced self-destruction quite another. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers.

Free and independent States, under local control Politically, weak states seem to have just as bad problems as strong states. His vision called for a dissolution of centralized political and economic structures in favor of local control. He earned doctorate degrees in law, at the University of InnsbruckAustria, and political science, at the University of Vienna. Kohr was planning to return to his hometown of Oberndorf to live when he died in Get to Know Us.


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Make the modern man poor and he will drown himself in tears. By that, nations can interact in the form of equal federalism.

In The Breakdown of Nations Leopold Kohr shows that, throughout history, people living in small states are happier, more peaceful, more creative and more prosperous. So grammar and review may both be a bit weird. But Kohl was right. Customers who viewed this item also viewed. Antitrust in the New Gilded Age. It opened my eyes and finally unified the threads of history i’ve picked up of the past decades from world war II till present day.

The EU has its problems, after all — though in the cold light of day the wilder flights of the Vote Leave campaign are beginning to look a bit silly.

The main checks on its power over the last couple of centuries have been the politics of organised industrial labour, the politics of municipal radicalism, the troubled politics of the UK union, and the EU. Share your thoughts with other customers. El rated it liked it Jan 30, Add to Basket RRP: If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? Confessions of a Recovering Tge and Other Essays. Since that time I’ve bought several more copies and am leopole ready to buy another, beeakdown I’ve given the others to friends.


Read it leopild yourself Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Bureaucratic EU rules were never fundamentally the problem. Gurpreet Singh rated it it was amazing Jan 28, Mar 17, Lauri rated it it was amazing Shelves: Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life.

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Steven rated it really liked it Jun 27, In the first part of the book he tries to analyse the roots of abusive power and comes to the bfeakdown thesis that neither culture nor ideologies or political systems are at the radix of the problem but too much power. You can’t make this stuff up, nor can you refute the arguments. Excellent and highly recommended. This page was last natiosn on 30 Novemberat Thanks for telling us about the problem.

That’s why some parts of the book, especially the middle part, seem almost naiv.

The Breakdown of Nations

I suppose I might have supported it if I felt there was something worth rescuing in the concept of breaodown sovereignty. Learn more about Amazon Prime. Inin StockholmSweden, Kohr received the Right Livelihood Award”for his early inspiration of the movement for a human scale. The problem is not to grow but to stop growing; the answer: