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By Natalia Vogeikoff-Brogan,Jack L. Davis,Vasiliki Florou

Carl Blegen is the main well-known American archaeologist ever to paintings in Greece, and no American has ever had a better effect on Greek archaeology. but Blegen, not like numerous others of his new release, has came across no biographer. partly, the reason for this needs to lie within the undeniable fact that his lifestyles used to be so multifaceted: not just used to be he instrumental in growing the sector of Aegean prehistory, yet Blegen, his spouse, and their top neighbors, the Hills ("the family"), have been additionally major forces within the social and highbrow neighborhood of Athens. Authors who've contributed to this booklet have each one researched one point of Blegen's existence, drawing on copious documentation within the usa, England, and Greece. the result's a biography that units Blegen and his closest colleagues within the social and educational milieu that gave upward thrust to the self-discipline of classical archaeology in Greece.

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