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  • Its exaggerated nationalism led to a closed system of autarchia in which, for political reasons, resources were switched away from cost-efficient production to make things at way above world prices.

    A Body Divided, 1


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  • JM ought to have autarchia.

    May 20, 2011

  • JM would be so happy to uncover the key to autarchia.

    December 28, 2010

  • I would have thought this meant a state of political independence? Or even be an apt name for such an independent state.

    March 8, 2009

  • Perpetual happiness.

    May 16, 2008