Carl W. Blegen: Personal and Archaeological Narratives

Jack L. Davis Vasiliki Florou Natalia Vogeikoff-brogan


Carl W. Blegen: Personal and Archaeological Narratives

Carl W. Blegen: Personal and Archaeological Narratives

  • Title: Carl W. Blegen: Personal and Archaeological Narratives
  • Author: Jack L. Davis Vasiliki Florou Natalia Vogeikoff-brogan
  • ISBN: 9781937040222
  • Page: 250
  • Format: Hardcover



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 AegeanCarl 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.


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Simply loved it! It gives a remarkable insight to the life of Blegen but additionally interesting is the portrayal of the time he lived in, archaeological work and it's politics!


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