Arnold Toynbee


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English historian who studied the rise and fall of civilizations looking for cyclical patterns (1889-1975)

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He has also interviewed and photographed numerous celebrities ranging from Bertrand Russell and Winston Churchill to Arnold Toynbee, Pablo Picasso and Salvador Dali.
According to British historian Arnold Toynbee, the Jewish people, having suffered atrocities, oppression and discrimination throughout their history - reaching a climax with the Nazi holocaust - in turn passed their suffering on to the people of Palestine, where they established their political entity.
Ikeda has carried out dialogues with leading thinkers from different cultures, including British historian Arnold Toynbee, two-time Nobel prize winner Linus Pauling and peace scholar Johan Galtung.
Along the way, Mendelson weaves in an array of characters, from William Lyon Mackenzie King, who was Canada's prime minister for twenty-one years, to Arnold Toynbee, Martin Heidegger, Leo Strauss, and Leonard Cohen.
Chua relies heavily on authors like Niall Ferguson and Immanuel Wallerstein, but she does not even refer to Arnold Toynbee, Oswald Spengler, Jacob Burckhardt, or Friedrich Nietzsche.
The place of the Talmud in the thought of Jews, both religious and secular, was illuminated by an argument between two distinguished English writers, Arnold Toynbee (1889-1975) and the Reverend James William Parkes (1896-1981).
Historian Arnold Toynbee described the dynamics of civilization as a process of challenges and responses.
Maurice, and Arnold Toynbee were key figures in the Liberal Anglican tradition, which supported the concept of nationalism.
1 wrote that it would be a "big mistake" for Hizbullah to accept a ceasefire "at present", adding: "British historian Arnold Toynbee has written that only a defeated army would commit a war crime [like Qana].
And the historian Arnold Toynbee in 1948 concluded that Churchill's wartime speeches spelled the difference between survival and defeat for Britain.
Arnold Toynbee, observing the decadence of the waning British Empire, called it "suicidal statecraft.
Writing in the mode of Oswald Spengler and Arnold Toynbee, Stephen J.
Many of his subjects are obscure clergymen, but he was fortunate in the fact that many of them were world figures such as Bertrand Russell, Arnold Toynbee, R.
When Arnold Toynbee spoke of a 'bitter argument between economists and human beings' he was drawing on an intellectual tradition that goes back to Coleridge and Ruskin, and still influences how non-economists think of economists.
27) Green's tutelage of Arnold Toynbee, who died only a year later, was fictionalised in the relationship between 'Professor Grey' and Robert Elsmere in Mrs Humphrey Ward's novel Robert Elsmere, published to wide acclaim in 1888.