Tag Archives: James Breasted

Part 5: The Paper and my #CVofFailures

This is the FINAL post about what I’ve detailed in this, this, this, and especially THIS post. After I posted the 4th part, and as I read through it as I posted it, I realized that my argument is valid, … Continue reading

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Once Written, Twice Rejected: One piece of my #CVofFailures

Have you seen the trending #cvoffailures?  It stems from an idea from a 2010 article in Nature by a lecturer at the University of Edinburgh, Melanie Stefan (@MelanieIStefan), that we should keep our failures close, so we can have some … Continue reading

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The History of Archaeology in Action, Part 2: James Breasted was a Fiji…?

Recently I was in Chicago for some research on Caroline Ransom Williams.  There is so much more to come about her later.  But, if you’ve been following this blog at all, you know I like to fangirl it up and … Continue reading

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“Not all Archaeologists are Spies…”

…but a lot of them were!  A wonderful recent post on the British National Archives blog by Dr. Juliette Desplat highlights two famous archaeologists who were, indeed, spies.  Digging for King and Country discusses how Gertrude Bell and T. E. … Continue reading

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Found letters!

When working on a longer project, we all have the problem of what to put in and what to keep out.  When I was working on the biography of Margaret Murray, I found that she did not save many of … Continue reading

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