The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics

2018 Edition
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Toynbee, Arnold (1852–1883)

  • A. Kadish
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Arnold Toynbee, best known for his lectures on the Industrial Revolution (published posthumously in May 1884), was during the late 1870s and early 1880s a major influence on the shape and direction of the interest at Oxford in socio-economic questions and their history.


Economic history Industrial revolution Liberalism New liberalism Toynbee, A 

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  1. Kadish, A. 1986. Apostle Arnold. The life and death of Arnold Toynbee (1852–1883). Durham: Duke University Press.Google Scholar
  2. Montague, F.C. 1889. Arnold Toynbee. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Studies in Historical and Political Science.Google Scholar

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