Pioneers To The Past American Archaeologists In The Middle East Oriental Institute Museum Publications Pioneers to the Past American Archaeologists in the Middle East the catalogue of the Oriental Institute special exhibit of the same name highlights the interconnected stories of an import

  • Title: Pioneers To The Past: American Archaeologists In The Middle East, 1919 1920 (Oriental Institute Museum Publications)
  • Author: Geoff Emberling
  • ISBN: 9781885923707
  • Page: 337
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pioneers to the Past American Archaeologists in the Middle East, 1919 1920, the catalogue of the Oriental Institute special exhibit of the same name, highlights the interconnected stories of an important figure in intellectual history James Henry Breasted and the beginnings of American scientific archaeology in the Near East at a crucial turning point in world historyPioneers to the Past American Archaeologists in the Middle East, 1919 1920, the catalogue of the Oriental Institute special exhibit of the same name, highlights the interconnected stories of an important figure in intellectual history James Henry Breasted and the beginnings of American scientific archaeology in the Near East at a crucial turning point in world history At the end of World War I, Breasted and a small team of scholars set sail for the Near East on what would be an eleven month odyssey across the region The fascinating mix of politics, scholarship, and history both ancient and modern as seen through a focus on the larger than life persona of James Henry Breasted lies at the heart of Pioneers to the Past Breasted s letters and photographs from his trip provide a window into the engagement of modern scholarship with the ancient world, in a highly charged setting of power politics in the early twentieth century The essays in this catalogue explain the historical, legal, and political context in a way that greatly enriches our understanding of Breasted s journey and its aftermath.

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