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Whitling, Frederick

Western Ways

Foreign Schools in Rome and Athens

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    Publication Date:
    December 2018
    Copyright year:
    2019
    ISBN
    978-3-11-060253-1
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    Overview

    Aims and Scope

    In Western Ways, for the first time, the "foreign schools" in Rome and Athens, institutions dealing primarily with classical archaeology and art history, are discussed in historical terms as vehicles and figureheads of national scholarship. By emphasising the agency and role of individuals in relation to structures and tradition, the book shows how much may be gained by examining science and politics as two sides of the same coin. It sheds light on the scholarly organisation of foreign schools, and through them, on the organisation of classical archaeology and classical studies around the Mediterranean. With its breadth and depth of archival resources, Western Ways offers new perspectives on funding, national prestige and international collaboration in the world of scholarship, and places the foreign schools in a framework of nineteenth and twentieth century Italian and Greek history.

    Details

    300 pages
    Language:
    English
    Type of Publication:
    Monograph
    Keyword(s):
    Foreign schools; history of archaeology; research funding; science and politics

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    Frederick Whitling

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