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"The printing press is either the greatest blessing or the greatest curse of modern times, sometimes one forgets which it is." -- E. F. Schumacher
Ernst Friedrich "Fritz" Schumacher (16 August 1911 — 4 September 1977) was an internationally influential economic thinker with a professional background as a statistician and economist in Britain. He served as Chief Economic Advisor to the UK National Coal Board for two decades. His ideas became well-known in much of the English-speaking world during the 1970s. He is best known for his critique of Western economies and his proposals for human-scale, decentralized and appropriate technologies. According to The Times Literary Supplement, his 1973 book Small Is Beautiful is among the 100 most influential books published since World War II. It was soon translated into many languages and brought him international fame. After this he was invited to many international conferences, university guest speaker lectures and consultations. Schumacher's basic development theories have been summed up in the catch-phrases Intermediate Size and Intermediate Technology. His other notable work is the 1977 A Guide For The Perplexed, which is a critique of materialist scientism and an exploration of the nature and organization of knowledge. Together with long-time friends and associates like Professor Mansur Hoda, Schumacher founded the Intermediate Technology Development Group (now Practical Action) in 1966.

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Total Books: 22
A Guide for the Perplexed
2021 - A Guide for the Perplexed [Chinese Edition] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9787521727555
ISBN-10: 752172755X
Genre: Politics & Social Sciences

Small Is Beautiful Economics as if People Mattered
2010 - Small Is Beautiful Economics As If People Mattered (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780061997761
ISBN-10: 0061997765
Genre: Business & Money
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.

Small Is Beautiful Economics As If People Mattered  25 Years LaterWith Commentaries
This I Believe and Other Essays
1998 - This I Believe and Other Essays (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781870098663
ISBN-10: 1870098668
Genres: Business & Money, Science & Math

Small Is Beautiful  Economics as if People Mattered
1989 - Small Is Beautiful Economics As If People Mattered (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780060916305
ISBN-10: 0060916303
Genre: Business & Money
  • Currently 4.1/5 Stars.

Good Work
1980 - Good Work (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780060905613
ISBN-10: 0060905611
Genre: Nonfiction
  • Currently 5/5 Stars.

Small Is Beautiful
Small Is Beautiful (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780099225614
ISBN-10: 0099225611
Genre: Health, Fitness & Dieting
  • Currently 5/5 Stars.

Small is Beautiful A Study of Economics as if People Mattered
Small Is Beautiful a Study of Economics As If People Mattered (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780349131320
ISBN-10: 0349131325
Genre: Business & Money
  • Currently 5/5 Stars.

The age of plenty A Christian view
The Age of Plenty a Christian VIew (Other)
ISBN-13: 9780715202616
ISBN-10: 0715202618

People's power Address at the annual general meeting of the National Council of Social Service December 1974