BEFORE ALBRIGHT: Charles Torrey, James Montgomery, and American Biblical Archaeology 1907-1922

@article{Hallote2011BEFOREAC,
  title={BEFORE ALBRIGHT: Charles Torrey, James Montgomery, and American Biblical Archaeology 1907-1922},
  author={Rachel S. Hallote},
  journal={Near Eastern Archaeology},
  year={2011},
  volume={74},
  pages={156 - 169}
}
William Foxwell Albright was a young scholar when he first arrived in Palestine, but his nearly immediate success led to Americans dominating biblical archaeology throughout the twentieth century. How was Albright able to become so influential so quickly? An examination of archival materials and other early twentieth-century records reveals that two senior American scholars laid the groundwork for American interests in archaeology years before Albright arrived on the scene: Charles C. Torrey… Expand
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