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Toynbee, Arnold Joseph, 1889-1975.
Change and habit.
New York, Oxford University Press, 1966
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|Description:||240 p. 22 cm.|
|Contents:||The challenge of our time. Light from the past : its value and limits ; Stable ingredients in human nature ; Acceleration in human history ; Divisive and unifying movements in history ; Annex : the genetic and the comparative approach ; The pros and cons of a fractured structure of society ; The exacerbation of divisive feeling --
The overriding need in politics for order. The significance of the would-be world-states ; Is a world-wide world-state feasible? --
The continuing scope in religion for freedom. The significance of the would-be world-religions ; Is a fusion of the higher religions desirable? --
The impact of technology on life. Population, urbanization, congestion ; Mechanization, regimentation, boredom ; Affluence and leisure.
|Responsibility:||by Arnold J. Toynbee.|