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A study of history / by Arnold J. Toynbee ; abridgement ... by D.C. Somervell.

By: Toynbee, Arnold, 1889-1975.
Contributor(s): Somervell, D. C. (David Churchill), 1885-1965.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : Oxford University Press, <1987- >, <c1957- >Edition: 1st ed.Description: v. <2 > ; 21 cm.ISBN: 9780195050806.Subject(s): Civilization | History -- PhilosophyAdditional physical formats: Online version:: Study of history.DDC classification: 909 Online resources: Publisher description
Contents:
[1] Abridgement of volumes I-VI. -- [2] Abridgement of volumes VII-X.
Summary: Toynbee's analysis of the rise and fall of civilizations has been acknowledged as an achievement without parallel in modern scholarship. This abridgement, while reducing the work to one-sixth of its original size, preserves its method, atmosphere, texture, and for the most part, the author's very words.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

[1] Abridgement of volumes I-VI. -- [2] Abridgement of volumes VII-X.

Toynbee's analysis of the rise and fall of civilizations has been acknowledged as an achievement without parallel in modern scholarship. This abridgement, while reducing the work to one-sixth of its original size, preserves its method, atmosphere, texture, and for the most part, the author's very words.

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