London Kuala Lumpur Melbourne: Oxford University Press, 1976. First American Edition. Cloth. Tall 8vo, maroon cloth with gold lettering on spine, archival mylar-protected photographic dust jacket (unclipped) depicting Toynbee & Ikeda, 348 pages. Very Fine / Very Fine. Item #4235
Two eminent thinkers very thoughtfully discuss "Personal and Social Life"; "Political and International Life"; "Political and Religious Life." The book appeared in the year after Toynbee died.
Arnold Toynbee, CH, FBA (1889 – 1975) was a British historian, philosopher of history, author of numerous books and research professor of international history. He is best known for his 12-volume A Study of History (1934–1961).
Daisaku Ikeda (born 1928) is a Buddhist philosopher, educator, author, and nuclear disarmament advocate. He is the founding president of the Soka Gakkai International, the world's largest Buddhist lay organization.