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Arnold Toynbee

AKA Arnold Joseph Toynbee

Born: 14-Apr-1889
Birthplace: London, England
Died: 22-Oct-1975
Location of death: York, North Yorkshire, England
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Occupation: Historian

Nationality: England
Executive summary: A Study of History

Toynbee on a number of occasions found himself, prompted by his historical surroundings, momentarily transported to an earlier time. He called this circumstance the "local annihilation of Time." See Volume X of A Study of History. His theories influenced science fiction author Ray Bradbury.

"Toynbee Tiles" have been mysteriously appearing in cities on the east coast of the United States, and in South America, embedded in pavement.

"America is a large, friendly dog in a very small room. Every time it wags its tail, it knocks over a chair."

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