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American Egyptologist: The Life of James Henry Breasted and the Creation of His Oriental Institute

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James Henry Breasted (1865-1935) had a career that epitomizes our popular image of the archaeologist. Daring, handsome, and charismatic, he traveled on expeditions to remote and politically unstable corners of the Middle East, helped identify the tomb of King Tut, and was on the cover of Tim e magazine. But Breasted was more than an Indiana Jones--he was an accomplished scholar, academic entrepreneur, and talented author who brought ancient history to life not just for students but for such notables as Teddy Roosevelt ...

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American Egyptologist: The Life of James Henry Breasted and the Creation of His Oriental Institute 2013, University of Chicago Press

ISBN-13: 9780226045344

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American Egyptologist: The Life of James Henry Breasted and the Creation of His Oriental Institute 2012, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226001104

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