By Jeffrey Abt
James Henry Breasted (1865–1935) had a profession that epitomizes our well known photograph of the archaeologist. bold, good-looking, and charismatic, he traveled on expeditions to distant and politically risky corners of the center East, helped establish the tomb of King Tut, and used to be at the disguise of Time journal. yet Breasted used to be greater than an Indiana Jones—he was once an complete student, educational entrepreneur, and gifted writer who introduced historic background to existence not only for college kids yet for such notables as Teddy Roosevelt and Sigmund Freud.
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American Egyptologist: The Life of James Henry Breasted and the Creation of His Oriental Institute by Jeffrey Abt