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Excavating Our Past: Perspectives on the History of the Aia

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Beschreibung

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The essays in this volume highlight the history of the Archaeological Institute of America, and developments in the field since the institution's foundation over 100 years ago. Contributors include Phoebe Sheftel, Nancy Thomson de Grummond, Elizabeth Lyding Will, Caroline Winterer, Neil Asher Silberman, James E Snead, Stephen L Dyson, James Russell, Clemency Chase Coggins and Harrison Eiteljorg III. (AIA Colloquia and Conference Papers 5, Archaeological Institute of America 2002)

Inhaltsverzeichnis

Archaeological Institute of America timeline, 1879-2001, Phoebe A. Sheftel; the archaeology of the AIA - an introduction, Susan Heuck Allen; spirit of the times - 19th-Century European intellectualism, Nancy Thomson de Grummond; Charles Eliot Norton and the Archaeological Institute of America, Elizabeth Lyding Will; "Americans in the East" - Francis Henry Bacon, Joseph Thacher Clarke, and the AIA at Assos, Susan Heuck Allen; the American School of Classical Studies at Athens - scholarship and high culture in the gilded age, Caroline Winterer; "Sending Out of Expeditions" - the contest for Delphi, Phoebe A. Sheftel; between Athens and Babylon - the AIA and the politics of American Near Eastern archaeology, 1884-1997, Neil Asher Silberman; the "Western Idea" - local societies and American archaeology, James E. Snead; the dream that failed - the AIA's department of Canada (1908-1915), James Russell; the Archaeological Institute of America between the wars, Stephen L. Dyson; the great divides - the AIA and professional responsibility in archaeology, Clemency Coggins; computer technology and the Archaeological Institute of America, Harrison Eiteljorg II; appendices - past presidents of the Archaeological Institute of America and editors-in-chief of the American Journal of Archaeology (1879-2002), Susan Heuck Allen and Kim M. Hebert; award and fellowship winners of the Archaeological Institute of America (1965-1999), Susan Heuck Allen and Kim M. Hebert; current local societies of the Archaeological Institute of America in order of their charters of foundation, Susan Heuck Allen and Kim M. Hebert; inclusive list of AIA local societies with name changes and dates of foundation and dissolution, Wendy O'Brien; Charles Eliot Norton lecturers, Priscilla Murray.

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edited by Susan Heuck Allen

EAN: 9780960904280
ISBN: 096090428X
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: ARCHAEOLOGICALINST OF AMER
Erscheinungsdatum: Dezember 2002
Seitenanzahl: 237 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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