Journals Higher Education



Published: 28 April 2022

432 Pages | 30 illustrations


ISBN: 9780197578995

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The First Black Archaeologist

A Life of John Wesley Gilbert

John W.I. Lee

  • Includes unprecedented archival research conducted in the U.S. and Europe
  • Provides an engaging, insightful narrative of John Wesley Gilbert's life from his experiences in segregated public school to one of the first Americans to do archaeological work in Greece
  • Incorporates multiple disciplines and fields, from archaeology to history to African American studies