arnold toynbee

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Toynbee (ˈtɔɪnbɪ)
 
n
1.  Arnold 1852--83, British economist and social reformer, after whom Toynbee Hall, a residential settlement in East London, is named
2.  his nephew, Arnold Joseph. 1889--1975, British historian. In his chief work, A Study of History (1934--61), he attempted to analyse the principles determining the rise and fall of civilizations

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arnold toynbee

English economist and social reformer noted for his public service activities on behalf of the working class.

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