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Arnold J. Toynbee, a life

Author: William Hardy McNeill
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1989.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Examines the life of the eminent American historian, analyzing the merits and shortcomings of his many works and his often troubled personal life.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Bibliographie
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
McNeill, William Hardy, 1917-
Arnold J. Toynbee, a life.
New York : Oxford University Press, 1989
(OCoLC)579736787
Named Person: Arnold Toynbee; Arnold Toynbee
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Hardy McNeill
ISBN: 0195058631 9780195058635
OCLC Number: 18382487
Description: viii, 346 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Great expectations --
Balliol and the breakup of Toynbee's parental home, 1907-1911 --
Grand tour, donhood, and marriage, 1911-1914 --
The great war and the peace conference, 1914-1919 --
The Koraes professorship, 1919-1924 --
Chatham house and Ganthorpe: a new equilibrium, 1924-1930 --
Triumph and defeat, 1930-1939 --
World War II, 1939-1946 --
Fame and fortune, 1946-1955 --
Toynbee as a world figure, 1956-1965 --
The closing decade of a busy life, 1966-1975.
Other Titles: Arnold J. Toynbee.
Responsibility: William H. McNeill.
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Examines the life of the eminent American historian, analyzing the merits and shortcomings of his many works and his often troubled personal life.

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