A Study of History, Volumen2

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Oxford University Press, 1987 - 414 páginas
Arnold Toynbee's ten-volume analysis of the rise and fall of civilizations is acknowledged as one of the great achievements of modern scholarship. D.C. Somervell's extraordinary two-volume abridgement has captured the method, atmosphere, texture, and, in many instances, the very words of theoriginal. This volume contains the second half of Toynbee's masterpiece.

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Toynbee's theory of history gains a little from illustrations, and from being more up-to-date (1972) but probably loses some from being abridged. However the maps are helpful. Leer comentario completo

A STUDY OF HISTORY: Vols: VII through X

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This does not presume to be a review or even an analysis of the final four volumes of the stupendous study projected in 1921, and in process- with a period of interruption caused by the war- from that ... Leer comentario completo

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UNIVERSAL STATES
1
Sic vos NON VOBIS II
11
UNIVERSAL CHURCHES
76
THE ROLE OF CIVILIZATIONS IN THE LIVES OF CHURCHES
109
THE COURSE OF THE TRAGEDY
120
CONTACTS BETWEEN CIVILIZATIONS
144
THE CONSEQUENCES OF ENCOUNTERS BETWEEN CON
219
A SURVEY OF RENAISSANCES
241
THE AMENABILITY OF HUMAN AFFAIRS TOLAWS OF NATURE
268
THE RECALCITRANCE OF HUMAN NATURE TO LAWS
293
THE LAW OF GOD
299
THE INCONCLUSIVENESS OF A PRIORI ANSWERS
307
TECHNOLOGY WAR AND GOVERNMENT
321
TECHNOLOGY CLASS CONFLICT AND EMPLOYMENT
332
CONCLUSION
350
INDEX
395

LAW AND FREEDOM IN HISTORY
261

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The late Arnold Toynbee was Director of Studies at the Royal Institute of International Affairs and Research Professor of International History at the University of London.

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