- La Guia de Cartagena, Colombia
   The Guide To Cartagena, Colombia

Arnold Toynbee (1889-1975)

Arnold Toynbee

British Historian, Arnold Toynbee, was a major interpreter of Human Civilization in the 20th Century. His massive research,
A Study Of History-in 12 volumes, was published between 1934 and 1961.

During Toynbee's visit to Cartagena, while standing in front of the fortifications that defended this great city from attempted
invasions by the King of England, Toynbee said:

"This (CARTAGENA) is the reason that South America
does not speak English"

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