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Richard Berry Seager
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Richard Berry Seager
Archaeologist and Proper Gentleman

Marshall J. Becker and Philip P. Betancourt

241 pages | 6 x 9 | 47 illus.
Cloth 1997 | ISBN 9780924171475 | $34.95s | Outside the Americas £26.99
Distributed for the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology

An examination of the life of Richard Seager is important for two reasons. First, it provides a glimpse of a character of a member of the second generation of researchers to work in Cretan archaeology and, second, Seager and his generation helped form our own preconceptions about the early history of Greece. His underlying thesis, that the Early Minoan society was the first European civilization, thus the foundation of Greek and later Western history, is considered valid today.

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