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Small Is Beautiful: Impressions of Fritz Schumacher - DVD ONF/NFB


Catalogue Number:  NFB524505
Producer:  National Film Board Of Canada
Producers:  Douglas Kiefer, Barrie Howells, Donald Brittain, Peter Katadotis
Directors:  Douglas Kiefer, Barrie Howells, Donald Brittain
Producing Agencies:  National Film Board of Canada (Montreal), Office national du film du Canada (Montreal)
Subject:  Canadian History, Canadian Social Studies, Civics, Documentary, Social Issues, Social Studies, Tech/Voc
Language:  English
Grade Level:  Post Secondary
Country Of Origin:  Canada
Copyright Year:  1978
Running Time:  29:59


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Up to age forty-five, Fritz Schumacher, economist, technologist and lecturer, was dedicated to economic growth. Then he came to believe that the modern technological explosion had grown out of all proportion to human need. Author of Small Is Beautiful - A Study of Economics as if People Mattered and founder of the London-based Intermediate Technology Development Group, he championed the cause of "appropriate" technology. The film brings us into contact with this gentle revolutionary a few months before his death.


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