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D. C. Somervell

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David Churchill Somervell (16 July 1885– 17 January 1965) was an English historian and teacher. [1]

13 relations: A Study of History, Arnold J. Toynbee, Benenden School, Bursar, Harrow School, Magdalen College, Oxford, Minister of Munitions, Oxford University Press, Public school (United Kingdom), Repton School, The Times, Tonbridge School, Who's Who (UK).

A Study of History

A Study of History is a 12-volume universal history book by British historian Arnold J. Toynbee, published in 1934-1961, in which he attempts to trace the development and decay of 19 world civilizations in the historical record, applying his model to each of these civilizations, detailing the stages through which they all pass: genesis, growth, time of troubles, universal state, and disintegration.

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Arnold J. Toynbee

Arnold Joseph Toynbee CH (14 April 1889 – 22 October 1975) was a British historian, philosopher of history, research professor of International History at the London School of Economics and the University of London and author of numerous books.

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Benenden School

Benenden School is an independent boarding school for girls in Kent, England.

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A bursar (derived from "bursa", Latin for purse) is a professional financial administrator in a school or university.

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Harrow School

Harrow School, commonly referred to as "Harrow", is an English independent school for boys situated in the town of Harrow, in north-west London.

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Magdalen College, Oxford

Magdalen College is one of the constituent colleges of the University of Oxford in England.

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Minister of Munitions

The Minister of Munitions was a British government position created during the First World War to oversee and co-ordinate the production and distribution of munitions for the war effort.

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Oxford University Press

Oxford University Press (OUP) is the largest university press in the world, and the second-oldest, after Cambridge University Press.

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Public school (United Kingdom)

The term public school refers to a group of older, more expensive and exclusive fee-paying private independent secondary schools in England and Wales, which cater primarily for children aged between 13 and 18.

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Repton School

Repton School is a co-educational English independent school for both day and boarding pupils located in the village of Repton, Derbyshire, in the English Midlands.

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The Times

The Times is a British daily national newspaper based in London.

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Tonbridge School

Tonbridge School is an independent day and boarding school for boys in Tonbridge, Kent, England, founded in 1553 by Sir Andrew Judd (sometimes spelled Judde).

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Who's Who (UK)

Who's Who is a leading source of biographical data on more than 33,000 influential people from around the world.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/D._C._Somervell

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