Our thanks to Barbara Wood for her permission to post her biography of her father in its entirety.
Title Page, Contents, Acknowledgments, and Prologue Chapter 1- Grown in German Soil Chapter 2- First Taste of England Chapter 3- Oxford Chapter 4- In New York One Walks on Air Chapter 5- Hitler Chapter 6- Muschi Chapter 7- London Chapter 8- A Change in Lifestyles Chapter 9- World Improvement Plans Chapter 10- Marx v. God Chapter 11- Oxford Again Chapter 12- Seeds of Change Chapter 13- An Englishman in Germany Chapter 14- The Final Break Chapter 15- Caterham Chapter 16- Learning How to Think Chapter 17- The Breakthrough Chapter 18- 'I am a Buddhist' Chapter 19- The National Coal Board Chapter 20- Year of Crisis Chapter 21- A Fruitful Partnership Chapter 22- Small Talk Chapter 23- Travel and Challenge Chapter 24- 'Retirement' Chapter 25- Public Property Notes Index
Barbara Wood is the third of E. F. Schumacher’s eight children and his eldest daughter. She is a graduate in Economics and History from Bristol University, and also holds degrees in Theology. Before she married, she worked for the Intermediate Technology Development Group (now Practical Action, and founded by her father) and the Voluntary Overseas … Continued