This article surveys the work of the controversial historian and internationalist Arnold J. Toynbee (1889–1975). In particular, it examines Toynbee’s understanding of foreign politics and his constant search for a stable world order. From the idealism of his youth, through his temporary disenchantment with his youthful expectations, to the religiously inspired utopianism of his final years, this essay discusses the development of Toynbee’s work and understanding of international affairs throughout the twentieth century.

Castellin, L. G., Arnold J. Toynbee’s Quest for a New World Order: A Survey, <<THE EUROPEAN LEGACY, TOWARD NEW PARADIGMS>>, 2015; (6): 619-635. [doi:10.1080/10848770.2015.1049903] [http://hdl.handle.net/10807/67415]

Arnold J. Toynbee’s Quest for a New World Order: A Survey

Castellin, Luca Gino
2015

Abstract

This article surveys the work of the controversial historian and internationalist Arnold J. Toynbee (1889–1975). In particular, it examines Toynbee’s understanding of foreign politics and his constant search for a stable world order. From the idealism of his youth, through his temporary disenchantment with his youthful expectations, to the religiously inspired utopianism of his final years, this essay discusses the development of Toynbee’s work and understanding of international affairs throughout the twentieth century.
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Castellin, L. G., Arnold J. Toynbee’s Quest for a New World Order: A Survey, <<THE EUROPEAN LEGACY, TOWARD NEW PARADIGMS>>, 2015; (6): 619-635. [doi:10.1080/10848770.2015.1049903] [http://hdl.handle.net/10807/67415]
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