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The Joshua Lederberg Papers

Title:
Letter from Joshua Lederberg to the Wall Street Journal Annotation pdf (50,684 Bytes) ocr (869 Bytes)
Letter from Joshua Lederberg to the Wall Street Journal
Number of Image Pages:
1 (50,684 Bytes)
Date:
1972-05-04 (May 4, 1972)
Creator:
Lederberg, Joshua
Recipient:
Wall Street Journal
Rights:
This item is in the public domain. It may be used without permission.
Relation:
Lederberg Grouping: Correspondence D
Box Number: 27
Folder Number: 60
Unique Identifier:
BBAONZ
Accession Number:
40
Document Type:
Letters (correspondence)
Language:
English
Format:
application/pdf
image/tif
Physical Condition:
Good
Series: Correspondence, 1935-2002
SubSeries: 1961-1978
Folder: Toynbee
Metadata Last Modified Date:
2005-09-19
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Annotation by Joshua Lederberg:
KW: re Toynbee quotation;  cf Bartley correspondence;
May 4, 1972 Can you help me track down a reference to
a quotation on your editorial page?  Or pass this on
to your colleague who may be the most likely to
remember?  Perhaps it is in your morgue under
Toynbee.

 It concerned the erosion of self-confidence in
a culture under attack from without.  At a
certain stage, groups within will adopt a
revolutionary stance (in effect joining the
attackers) as a response to what they regard as
inevitable victory.  Toynbee (or I may be
projecting my own speculation) was invoking
this principle to account for the
"Easternizations" of the youth culture in
response to the population pressures of the
Third World. 

jl 6/19/99