Childe and the International Congresses of Archaeology

  title={Childe and the International Congresses of Archaeology},
  author={Margarita D{\'i}az-Andreu},
  journal={European Journal of Archaeology},
  pages={91 - 122}
In this article Childe's commitment to internationalism and, in particular, to the International Congress of Prehistoric and Protohistoric Sciences (CISPP) is analysed. Personal correspondence between Childe and Myres and, to a lesser extent, other archaeologists, is used as the basis to consider the different stages in Childe's involvement in the CISPP. After an overview of the emergence of international congresses, the article looks at the formation of an interest group that resulted in the… Expand
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