Arnold Joseph 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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British historian and philosopher Arnold Joseph Toynbee (1889-1975) probably stands higher than any of his predecessors or contemporaries in documenting the 'History of Man'.
It can be traced to the English historian, Arnold Joseph Toynbee (1889-1975), who, in his major work, A Study of History (1934-61), analysed the principles determining the rise and fall of civilisations.
Toynbee was the son of historian Arnold Joseph Toynbee and grandson of classical scholar Gilbert Murray.