James Henry Breasted Biography
James Henry Breasted was among the foremost proponents of the “New History,” which rejected the emphasis on politics and matters of state in historical scholarship. His most important work was the History of Egypt from the Earliest Times to the Persian Conquest (2nd ed., 1909).
The history and civilization of Egypt, by James Henry Breasted. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1898.
Ancient records of Egypt; historical documents from the earliest times to the Persian conquest, collected, edited and translated with commentary, by James Henry Breasted.
5 vols. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1906-07; Reprint with an introduction by Peter A. Piccione. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2001.
A history of the ancient Egyptians, by James Henry Breasted. With four maps and three plans. New York: C. Scribner's Sons, 1908.
Outlines of European history, by James Robinson, Charles A. Beard and James Henry Breasted. 2 vols. Boston: Ginn and Company, 1912-1914.
Survey of the ancient world, by James Henry Breasted. Boston: Gina and company, 1919.
History of Europe, ancient and medieval: Earliest man, the Orient, Greece and Rome, by James Henry Breasted. Boston: Ginn and Company, 1920.
The conquest of civilization, by James Henry Breasted. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1926.
The Oriental Institute. James H. Breasted. Chicago, Ill., The University of Chicago Press, 1933.
The dawn of conscience, by James Henry Breasted. New York, London, C. Scribner's sons, 1934.
Time and its mysteries. 3 vols. New York: New York University Press, 1936-1949.
History of Civilization. 2 vols. Boston: Ginn and Company, 1937.
A history of Egypt, from the earliest times to the Persian conquest. New York: Bantam Books, 1964, 1937.
The 1919/20 Breasted expedition to the Near East: a photographic study, compiled by Ruth Marcanti. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1977.