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A Study of History (1934)
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Published Reviews
  1. [+]
    A Synthesis of History (Review)
    A Study of History, by Arnold J. Toynbee
    1. A Study of History by Arnold J. Toynbee
    The Nation, February 17, 1940, p. 256
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    Signs of the Times (Review)
    A Study of History, by Arnold J. Toynbee
    1. A Study of History by Arnold J. Toynbee
    The Nation, October 19, 1946, pp. 440-443
  3. Books
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    The Paradoxes of Dr. Toynbee (Review)
    A Study of History, by Arnold J. Toynbee
    1. A Study of History by Arnold J. Toynbee
    The Nation, November 6, 1954, pp. 405-406
  4. Books and Comment
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    The Napoleon of Notting Hill (Review)
    A Study of History, by Arnold J. Toynbee
    1. A Study of History by Arnold J. Toynbee
    The New Republic, November 8, 1954, pp. 15-17
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    Reviews (Review)
    A Study of History, by Arnold J. Toynbee
    1. A Study of History by Arnold J. Toynbee
    Political Science Quarterly, September 1941, pp. 420-422
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    Reviews (Review)
    A Study of History, by Arnold J. Toynbee
    1. A Study of History by Arnold J. Toynbee
    Political Science Quarterly, March 1955, pp. 107-111
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    Environmental and Human Activity (Review)
    A Study of History, by Arnold J. Toynbee
    1. A Study of History by Arnold J. Toynbee
    The Saturday Review, December 15, 1934, p. 365
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    Panorama of 21 Civilizatoins (Review)
    A Study of History, by Arnold J. Toynbee
    1. A Study of History by Arnold J. Toynbee
    The Saturday Review, May 31, 1947, pp. 11-12
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    Toynbee's Call to Faith (Review)
    A Study of History, by Arnold J. Toynbee
    1. A Study of History by Arnold J. Toynbee
    The Saturday Review, October 16, 1954, p. 18
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    Some Marginal Notes (Review)
    A Study of History, by Arnold J. Toynbee
    1. A Study of History by Arnold J. Toynbee
    Scrutiny, December 1948, pp. 314-320
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    Reviews of Books (Review)
    A Study of History, by Arnold J. Toynbee
    1. A Study of History by Arnold J. Toynbee
    American Political Science Review, December 1955, pp. 1151-1154
  12. Reviews of Books
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    General History (Review)
    A Study of History, by Arnold J. Toynbee
    1. A Study of History by Arnold J. Toynbee
    The American Historical Review, July 1955, pp. 849-851
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    General History (Review)
    A Study of History, by Arnold J. Toynbee
    1. A Study of History by Arnold J. Toynbee
    The American Historical Review, April 1940, pp. 593-594
  14. Books
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    Toynbee's Odyssey of the West (Review)
    A Study of History, by Arnold J. Toynbee
    1. A Study of History by Arnold J. Toynbee
    Commonweal, October 22, 1954, pp. 62-67
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    Toynbee and the Historical Imagination (Review)
    A Study of History, by Arnold J. Toynbee
    1. A Study of History by Arnold J. Toynbee
    Encounter, March 1955, pp. 70-75
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    Books of General History (Review)
    A Study of History, by Arnold J. Toynbee
    1. A Study of History by Arnold J. Toynbee
    The American Historical Review, January 1935, pp. 307-308
  17. The Library
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    Dissenting Opinion on Toynbee (Review)
    A Study of History, by Arnold J. Toynbee
    1. A Study of History by Arnold J. Toynbee
    The American Mercury, June 1947, pp. 748-756
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    Two Prophets of the Absent God (2 Reviews)
    A Study of History, by Arnold J. Toynbee
    1. A Study of History by Arnold J. Toynbee
    2. An Interpretation of Universal History by Jose Ortega y Gasset
    The Nation, October 1, 1973, pp. 315-316
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    Reading List (4 Reviews)
    Think Big, Be Big
    1. Science and Civilisation in China, Vol. I by Joseph Needham
    2. The Buildings of England by Nikolaus Pevsner
    3. A Study of History by Arnold J. Toynbee
    4. The Mediterranean and the Mediterranean World in the Age of Philip II by Fernand Braudel
    The Atlantic Monthly, November 2005, pp. 157-160
  20. The Revolving Bookstand
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    In Search of a Philosophy of History (6 Reviews)
    Puritanism and Democracy, by Ralph Barton Perry
    1. Puritanism and Democracy by Ralph Barton Perry
    2. Capitalism, Socialism, and Democracy by Joseph A. Schumpeter
    3. The Struggle for the World by James Burnham
    4. The Poetry of History by Emery E. Neff
    5. The Meeting of East and West by F.S.C. Northrop
    6. A Study of History by Arnold J. Toynbee
    The American Scholar, Winter 1948, pp. 114-130
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    The New Books (14 Reviews)
    Thirty Years, by John P. Marquand
    1. Thirty Years by John P. Marquand
    2. A Study of History by Arnold J. Toynbee
    3. The Long Ships by Frans G. Bengtsson
    4. Collected Poems by Wallace Stevens
    5. Tactical Exercise by Evelyn Waugh
    6. The Taste-Makers by Russell Lynes
    7. The View From Pompey's Head by Hamilton Basso
    8. The Huge Season by Wright Morris
    9. The Literary Situation by Malcolm Cowley
    10. The Big Ball of Wax by Shepherd Mead
    11. Leopards and Lilies by Alfred Duggan
    12. Reunion by Merle Miller
    13. Youth's Companion by Lovell Thompson
    14. The Saturday Evening Post Treasury by Roger P. Butterfield
    The Harpers Monthly, November 1954, pp. 94-103
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    Brief Comments (17 Reviews)
    Eighteen outstanding books of the previous quarter
    1. A Study of History by Arnold J. Toynbee
    2. Charlemagne: From the Hammer to the Cross by Richard Winston
    3. George Washington: A Biography, Vol. VI by Douglas Southall Freeman
    4. Bent's Fort by David Lavender
    5. The Last War Trail by Robert Emmitt
    6. The Day of the Cattleman by Ernest Staples Osgood
    7. The State of Alaska by Ernest Gruening
    8. Great River: The Rio Grande in North American History by Paul Horgan
    9. The Self-Made Man in America by Irvin G. Wyllie
    10. Main Street on the Middle Border by Lewis Atherton
    11. Youth's Companion by Lovell Thompson
    12. Morals and Medicine by Joseph Fletcher
    13. Atoms in the Family by Laura Fermi
    14. The Private Diaries of Stendhal by Robert Sage and Stendhal
    15. Collected Poems by Wallace Stevens
    16. George Pierce Baker and the American Theatre by Wisner Payne Kinne
    17. A Treasury of Irish Folklore by Padraic Colum
    The American Scholar, Spring 1955, pp. 226-242
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    The Classics (17 Reviews)
    Digging Our Classical Past
    1. The Social and Economic History of the Hellenistic World by Michael I. Rostovtzeff
    2. Roman Rule in Asia Minor by David Magie
    3. The Greeks in Bactria and India by W.W. Tarn
    4. The Oxford Classical Dictionary by M. Cary, A.D. Nock, J.D. Denniston, W.D. Ross, and J. Wight Duff, ...
    5. Troy, Vol. I by Carl W. Blegen, John L. Caskey, and Marion Rawson, ...
    6. Mycenae: An Archaeological History and Guide by Alan J.B. Wace
    7. Portrait Sculpture by Evelyn B. Harrison
    8. The Athenian Tribute Lists by Benjamin Dean Meritt, H.T. Wade-Gery, and Malcolm Francis McGregor, ...
    9. A Study of History by Arnold J. Toynbee
    10. The Classical Tradition by Gilbert Highet
    11. Paideia: The Ideals of Greek Culture by Werner Jaeger
    12. The Architecture of Ancient Greece by William Bell Dinsmoor
    13. The Iliad of Homer by Richmond Lattimore and Homer
    14. The Conversion of Constantine and Pagan Rome by Andrew Alfoldi
    15. A History of Science by George Sarton
    16. The Exact Sciences in Antiquity by Otto Neugebauer
    17. The Magistrates of the Roman Republic by T. Robert S. Broughton
    The Saturday Review, May 1, 1954, pp. 20-21
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    Recent Books on International Relations (25 Reviews)
    General: Political, Military and Legal
    1. A Study of History by Arnold J. Toynbee
    2. Power and Policy by Thomas K. Finletter
    3. A Decade of Decision by Fred Hoyle
    4. In the Name of Sanity by Lewis Mumford
    5. Freedom Against Itself by Clarence K. Streit
    6. Christianity, Diplomacy and War by Herbert Butterfield
    7. A New Pattern for a Tired World by Louis Bromfield
    8. The Myth of the Good and Bad Nations by Rene A. Wormser
    9. Strategy: The Indirect Approach by Basil H. Liddell Hart
    10. The Hydrogen Bomb by James R. Shepley and Clay Blair, Jr.
    11. Ideas and Weapons by Irving Brinton Holley, Jr.
    12. Cavalry of the Sky by Lynn Montross
    13. In the Cause of Peace by Trygve Lie
    14. The Problem of State Succession with Regard to Treaties by R.W.G. de Muralt
    15. Annual Review of United Nations Affairs, 1953 by Clyde Eagleton and Richard N. Swift
    16. Foreign Policy Analysis by Feliks Gross
    17. Decision-Making as an Approach to the Study of International Politics by Richard C. Snyder, H.W. Bruck, and Burton Sapin
    18. The Allies and the Russian Revolution by Robert D. Warth
    19. The Policy of England and France Toward the "Anschluss" of 1938 by Sister Mary Antonia Wathen
    20. The Rebel by Albert Camus
    21. The Invisible Writing by Arthur Koestler
    22. The Appeals of Communism by Gabriel A. Almond, Herbert E. Krugman, and Elsbeth Lewin, ...
    23. The Meaning of Nationalism by Louis L. Snyder
    24. Political Parties by Maurice Duverger
    25. The People's Right to Know by Harold L. Cross
    Foreign Affairs, January 1955, pp. 332-335
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    Recent Books on International Relations (26 Reviews)
    General: Political, Military and Legal
    1. The Fate of Man by H.G. Wells
    2. Of Human Freedom by Jacques Barzun
    3. Freedom and Culture by John Dewey
    4. The Wellsprings of Liberty by Edouard Herriot
    5. Barbarians Within and Without by Leonard Woolf
    6. Juggernaut: The Path of Dictatorship by Albert H.Z. Carr
    7. Dictatorship: Its History and Theory by Alfred Cobban
    8. Modern Political Doctrines by Alfred E. Zimmern
    9. A Study of History by Arnold J. Toynbee
    10. The Hundredth Year by Philip Guedalla
    11. The Twenty Years' Crisis, 1919-1939 by Edward H. Carr
    12. Foreign Policies of the Great Powers
    13. World Federation by Oscar Newfang
    14. Democracy and World Dominion by Edwin D. Schoonmaker
    15. International Security by Eduard Benes, Arthur Feiler, and Rushton Coulborn, ...
    16. The Press by Henry Wickham Steed
    17. World in Arms by R. Ernest Dupuy
    18. Warfare: The Relation of War to Society by Ludwig Renn
    19. Science and Mechanisation in Land Warfare by Donald Portway
    20. Sea Power and Today's War by Fletcher Pratt
    21. The British Year Book of International Law, 1939
    22. Aspects of Modern International Law by John Fischer Williams
    23. Revisions of the Treaty of Versailles by Waldo E. Stephens
    24. Responsibility of States for Acts of Unsuccessful Insurgent Governments by Haig Silvanie
    25. Documents and Readings in the History of Europe Since 1918 by Walter Consuelo Langsam and James Michael Eagan, ...
    26. Political Handbook of the World, 1940 by Walter H. Mallory
    Foreign Affairs, April 1940, pp. 563-564
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    Sociology (51 Reviews)
    IBM Plus Reality Plus Humanism=Sociology
    1. Ancient Judaism by Max Weber, Hans H. Gerth, and Don Martindale
    2. The Religion of China by Max Weber
    3. General Economic History by Max Weber
    4. The Theory of Social and Economic Organization by Max Weber
    5. Conflict, and the Web of Group-Affiliations by Georg Simmel
    6. The Sociology of Georg Simmel by Kurt H. Wolff and Georg Simmel
    7. Suicide: A Study in Sociology by Emile Durkheim
    8. The Division of Labor in Society by Emile Durkheim
    9. The Ruling Class by Gaetano Mosca and Arthur Livingston
    10. Political Parties by Robert Michels
    11. Ideology and Utopia by Karl Mannheim
    12. Man and Society in an Age of Reconstruction by Karl Mannheim
    13. The Theory of the Leisure Class by Thorstein Veblen
    14. Absentee Ownership, Business Enterprise in Recent Times by Thorstein Veblen
    15. Oswald Spengler: A Critical Estimate by H. Stuart Hughes
    16. The Republic by Plato
    17. Power and Society by Harold D. Lasswell and Abraham Kaplan
    18. Politics, Economics, and Welfare by Robert A. Dahl and Charles E. Lindblom
    19. An American Dilemma by Gunnar Myrdal, Richard Sterner, and Arnold Rose
    20. Behemoth by Franz L. Neumann
    21. Japan's Emergence as a Modern State by E. Herbert Norman
    22. Social Order and the Risks of War by Hans Speier
    23. A History of Militarism by Alfred Vagts
    24. The Makers of Modern Strategy by Edward Mead Earle, Gordon A. Craig, and Felix Gilbert, ...
    25. The Problem of Leisure by Henry Durant
    26. Homo Ludens by Johan Huizinga
    27. Capitalism, Socialism, and Democracy by Joseph A. Schumpeter
    28. American Capitalism by John Kenneth Galbraith
    29. Religion in Twentieth Century America by Herbert Wallace Schneider
    30. Educational Wastelands by Arthur E. Bestor
    31. The Twenty Years' Crisis, 1919-1939 by Edward H. Carr
    32. Is Anybody Listening? by William H. Whyte, Jr.
    33. Community Power Structure by Floyd Hunter
    34. Middletown: A Study in Modern American Culture by Robert S. Lynd and Helen Merrell Lynd
    35. The Social History of Art by Arnold Hauser
    36. Studies in European Realism by Georg Lukacs
    37. Conceptions of Modern Psychiatry by Harry Stack Sullivan
    38. The Interpersonal Theory of Psychiatry by Harry Stack Sullivan
    39. The Neurotic Personality of Our Time by Karen Horney
    40. The Authoritarian Personality by Theodor W. Adorno, Else Frenkel-Brunswik, and Daniel J. Levinson, ...
    41. Prophets of Deceit by Leo Lowenthal and Norbert Guterman
    42. A Study of Interpersonal Relations by Patrick Mullahy
    43. A Study of History by Arnold J. Toynbee
    44. Hellenism and the Modern World by Gilbert Murray
    45. The Uses of the Past: Profiles of Former Societies by Herbert J. Muller
    46. Social Philosophies of an Age of Crisis by Pitirim A. Sorokin
    47. Meaning in History by Karl Lowith
    48. The Protestant Era by Paul Tillich
    49. The New Society by Edward Hallett Carr
    50. The Lonely Crowd by David Riesman, Reuel Denney, and Nathan Glazer
    51. Capitalism and Socialism on Trial by Fritz Sternberg
    The Saturday Review, May 1, 1954, p. 22