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Books: Toynbee Revisited

RECONSIDERATIONS (740 pp.)—Arnold J. Toynbee—Oxford ($10). THE INTENT OF TOYNBEE'S HISTORY (224 pp.)—Edifed by Edward T. Gargan —Loyola ($5). Scholars are not a...

Books: Tourist with a Long View

BETWEEN MAULE AND AMAZON by Arnold J. Toynbee. 154 pages. Oxford University Press. $5. Arnold Toynbee showed in his ten-volume Study of History that he...

REFLECTIONS: 2002 A.D.

Arnold J. Toynbee, the British historian who has worked harder than any living man to synthesize the meaning of the world's known past civilizations (he lists...

Religion: Words & Works

¶Up to 5,000 years ago man's work—agriculture—was part of his religion, says Historian Arnold J. Toynbee, and man has been trying to get back to that happy state...

Letters, Nov. 8, 1954

Bread, Stones & Toynbee Sir: For that marvelous review [Oct. 18] of Arnold J. Toynbee's A Study of History: thank you! (THE REV.) ALBERT E. JENKINS St...

Books: Toynbee in the PX

AMERICA AND THE WORLD REVOLUTION (231 pp.)—Arnold J. Toynbee— Oxford ($4.75). While most historians have trouble explaining one civilization, British Historian...

Books: The Ghost of Greece

HELLENISM (272 pp.)—Arnold J. Toyn-bee—Oxford ($4.50). This book implies a moral stated by Santayana: "Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to...

Religion: The Chariot to Heaven

When civilizations are flourishing, historians have noted, religion is generally at a low ebb; when civilizations disintegrate, religion thrives. Does this mean...

Books: After Us, The Insects?

CIVILIZATION ON TRIAL (263 pp.)—> Arnold J. Toynbee—Oxford ($3.50). "The Kingdom of England is only 1,000 years old." "These last 6,000 years—brief though they...

Education: Return of the Native

Every seat in the columned auditorium at Madrid's Club Mercantil had been taken, but still the people came. Mink-coated ladies and threadbare scholars jostled...

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