Childe and Oxford

  title={Childe and Oxford},
  author={Timothy C. Champion},
  journal={European Journal of Archaeology},
  pages={11 - 33}
  • T. Champion
  • Published 2009
  • History
  • European Journal of Archaeology
Childe's time as a student in Oxford has received little critical attention, partly because of an apparent lack of evidence. His reasons for going to Oxford are explored, and attention is drawn to two factors: the role of one of his tutors in Sydney, W.J. Woodhouse; and the state of prehistoric European studies in England at the time, dominated by Oxford and the figures of Arthur Evans and John Myres. Childe's study visit to Greece in 1915 is discussed and it is suggested that he had already… Expand
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