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Carl W. Blegen: Personal and Archaeological Narratives

Carl W. Blegen: Personal and Archaeological Narratives (Hardback)

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Carl Blegen is the most famous American archaeologist ever to work in Greece, and no American has ever had a greater impact on Greek archaeology. Yet Blegen, unlike several others of his generation, has found no biographer. In part, the explanation for this must lie in the fact that his life was so multifaceted: not only was he instrumental in creating the field of Aegean prehistory, but Blegen, his wife and their best friends, the Hills ('the family'), were also significant forces in the social and intellectual community of Athens. Authors who have contributed to this book have each researched one aspect of Blegen's life, drawing on copious documentation in the United States, England and Greece. The result is a biography that sets Blegen and his closest colleagues in the social and academic milieu that gave rise to the discipline of classical archaeology in Greece.

BiographyBiography: generalBiography: historical, political & militaryHistory & PoliticsArchaeology Publisher: Lockwood Press Publication Date: 01/01/2015 ISBN-13: 9781937040222  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
Availability: Currently unavailable. Foyles can order for despatch to customer when the publisher is re-supplied on 26/02/2015.  

Natalia Vogeikoff-Brogan is Doreen Canaday Spitzer Archivist at the American School of Classical Studies at Athens. Jack L. Davis is Carl W. Blegen Professor of Greek Archaeology at the University of Cincinnati. Vasiliki Florou is Administrative Officer at the General Management of Alpha Bank.

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