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The World and the West (1953)
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  1. Other Recent Publications
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    General History (Review)
    The World and the West, by Arnold J. Toynbee
    1. The World and the West by Arnold J. Toynbee
    The American Historical Review, October 1953, p. 173
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    The Drift of Human Means (Review)
    The World and the West, by Arnold J. Toynbee
    1. The World and the West by Arnold J. Toynbee
    The Saturday Review, April 4, 1953, p. 28
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    Divertisement (Review)
    The World and the West, by Arnold J. Toynbee
    1. The World and the West by Arnold J. Toynbee
    Commonweal, April 10, 1953, pp. 27-28
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    The Broad View (Review)
    The World and the West, by Arnold J. Toynbee
    1. The World and the West by Arnold J. Toynbee
    The New Republic, April 13, 1953, p. 19
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    Reviews of Books (2 Reviews)
    The Taming of the Nations, by F.S.C. Northrop
    1. The Taming of the Nations by F.S.C. Northrop
    2. The World and the West by Arnold J. Toynbee
    American Political Science Review, December 1953, pp. 1158-1161
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    Book Notes (2 Reviews)
    The World and the West, by Arnold J. Toynbee
    1. The World and the West by Arnold J. Toynbee
    2. U.S. 40 by George R. Stewart
    The Reporter, March 17, 1953, pp. 47-50
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    Atlantic Bookshelf (6 Reviews)
    Reader's Choice
    1. Containment or Liberation? by James Burnham
    2. Your War for Peace by Frank L. Howley
    3. The Zone of Indifference by Robert Strausz-Hupe
    4. The World and the West by Arnold J. Toynbee
    5. Who Speaks for Man? by Norman Cousins
    6. The Second Sex by Simone de Beauvoir
    The Atlantic Monthly, April 1953, pp. 82-86
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    The Critics Separate Wheat from Chaff (9 Reviews)
    Who Speaks for Man?, by Norman Cousins
    1. Who Speaks for Man? by Norman Cousins
    2. Annapurna by Maurice Herzog
    3. The World and the West by Arnold J. Toynbee
    4. The Man Whistler by Hesketh Pearson
    5. Prince of Players: Edwin Booth by Eleanor Ruggles
    6. Willa Cather: A Critical Biography by E.K. Brown and Leon Edel
    7. A Good Man by Jefferson Young
    8. Mary Lincoln: Biography of a Marriage by Ruth Painter Randall
    9. My Host the World by George Santayana
    The Saturday Review, April 11, 1953, pp. 24-25
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    New Books in Brief (12 Reviews)
    My Host the World, by George Santayana
    1. My Host the World by George Santayana
    2. Giant in Chains by Barrows Dunham
    3. The Golden Apples of the Sun by Ray Bradbury
    4. The World and the West by Arnold J. Toynbee
    5. World Without End: The Middle East by Emil Lengyel
    6. The Man Whistler by Hesketh Pearson
    7. The Green Man by Storm Jameson
    8. The Legendary Mizners by Alva Johnston
    9. Anatomy of a Satellite by Dana Adams Schmidt
    10. A Mirror for Americans by Warren S. Tryon
    11. Israel by Norman Bentwich
    12. Life and Activities of Sir John Hawkins by Percy Scholes
    The Nation, April 11, 1953, pp. 311-312
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    New Books (17 Reviews)
    Hail and Farewell
    1. Such, Such Were the Joys, and Other Essays by George Orwell
    2. The Intruder by Helen Fowler
    3. Naked Hollywood by Weegee and Mel Harris
    4. Prince Bart by Jay Richard Kennedy
    5. Jan at the Blue Fox by Ronald F.H. Duncan
    6. The God of the Witches by Margaret Alice Murray
    7. Divine Horsemen by Maya Deren
    8. The World and the West by Arnold J. Toynbee
    9. The Lot of Her Neighbors by Bonner McMillion
    10. Watch Night by Walter B. Lowrey
    11. Stay Away, Joe by Dan Cushman
    12. Voices in the House by John Sedges
    13. Solitary Confinement by Christopher Burney
    14. The Puppet Masters by Robert A. Heinlein
    15. The American Thesaurus of Slang by Lester V. Berrey and Melvin Van Den Bark
    16. The World of Silence by Max Picard
    17. The Writer in America by Van Wyck Brooks
    The Harpers Monthly, April 1953, pp. 100-107
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    Books in Review (17 Reviews)
    The World and the West, by Arnold J. Toynbee
    1. The World and the West by Arnold J. Toynbee
    2. The Genius of American Politics by Daniel J. Boorstin
    3. Politics and the Constitution in the History of the United States by William W. Crosskey
    4. The American Electoral College by Roger Lea MacBride
    5. The Return of Germany by Norbert Muhlen
    6. Germany Plots with the Kremlin by T.H. Tetens
    7. Our Love Affair with Germany by Hans Habe
    8. I Joined the Russians by Heinrich Einsiedel
    9. Portrait of an American: Charles G. Dawes by Bascom N. Timmons
    10. Robert Browning: A Portrait by Betty B. Miller
    11. The Man Whistler by Hesketh Pearson
    12. The Shorter Cambridge Medieval History by C.W. Previte-Orton
    13. The Outsider by Richard A. Wright
    14. This Happy Rural Seat by George Lanning
    15. Pascal, His Life and Works by Jean Mesnard
    16. James I by Charles Williams
    17. The Private Dining Room, and Other New Verses by Ogden Nash
    The American Mercury, June 1953, pp. 135-146
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    Brief Comments (19 Reviews)
    Nineteen outstanding books of the previous quarter
    1. My Host the World by George Santayana
    2. Education and Liberty by James Bryant Conant
    3. Always the Young Strangers by Carl Sandburg
    4. The World and the West by Arnold J. Toynbee
    5. The Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln by Roy P. Basler, Mario Dolores Pratt, and Lloyd A. Dunlap, ...
    6. The Letters of Samuel Johnson by R.W. Chapman and Samuel Johnson
    7. The Writer in America by Van Wyck Brooks
    8. Charles Dickens: His Tragedy and Triumph by Edgar Johnson
    9. The Man Whistler by Hesketh Pearson
    10. Prince of Players: Edwin Booth by Eleanor Ruggles
    11. The Mormon Village by Lowry Nelson
    12. The Silent World by Jacques-Yves Cousteau and Frederic Dumas
    13. The Wonderful World of Insects by Albro Gaul
    14. Possums by Carl Hartman
    15. Spring Birth, and Other Poems by Mark Van Doren
    16. Willa Cather: A Critical Biography by E.K. Brown and Leon Edel
    17. A Good Man by Jefferson Young
    18. The Plantation by Ovid Williams Pierce
    19. The Stones of the House by Theodore Morrison
    The American Scholar, Summer 1953, pp. 378-381
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    Recent Books on International Relations (21 Reviews)
    General: Political, Military and Legal
    1. Holmes-Laski Letters by Mark DeWolfe Howe, Oliver Wendell Holmes, and Harold J. Laski, ...
    2. Harold Laski (1893-1950): A Biographical Memoir by Kingsley Martin
    3. The World and the West by Arnold J. Toynbee
    4. A Century of Conflict by Stefan T. Possony
    5. Containment or Liberation? by James Burnham
    6. The Ultimate Weapon by Oleg Anisimov
    7. Your War for Peace by Frank L. Howley
    8. Peace, War and You by Jerome Davis
    9. Lying in State by Stanton Griffis
    10. The Diplomats, 1919-1939 by Gordon A. Craig and Felix Gilbert
    11. Avenues of History by Lewis B. Namier
    12. Frontiers for Freedom by R. Gordon Hoxie
    13. Britain and the United States by Henry L. Roberts and Paul A. Wilson
    14. Bulwark of the West by Arthur C. Turner
    15. The Problem of Power by Lord Radcliffe of Werneth
    16. Why Democracy? by Alf Ross
    17. The Great Frontier by Walter Prescott Webb
    18. The German Executive, 1890-1933 by Maxwell E. Knight
    19. Kuomintang and Chinese Communist Elites by Robert C. North and Ithiel de Sola Pool
    20. Soviet Economic Institutions by Alexander Vucinich
    21. Protection of International Personnel Abroad by Carol McCormick Crosswell
    Foreign Affairs, July 1953, pp. 675-676