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Raiders of the lost civilizations

Author: Jean-Claude Burger; InformAction Productions.
Publisher: Montreal, QC : CinéFête, 2000.
Series: Art and architecture in video
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This documentary is the story of an archeologist's race against the clock to explore and preserve what remains of a mysterious Pre-Columbian civilization in Peru. He confronts the looters of ancient tombs, impoverished peasants tempted by the offerings of the middlemen who work for international traffickers and collectors. A fascinating behind-the-scenes investigation of the international trade in artifacts, a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Documentary film
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Raiders of the lost civilizations.
Montreal, QC : CinéFête, 2000
(OCoLC)297339781
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Jean-Claude Burger; InformAction Productions.
OCLC Number: 881546519
Language Note: This edition in English.
Notes: Title from resource description page (viewed Apr. 10, 2014).
Description: 1 online resource (51 min.).
Series Title: Art and architecture in video
Responsibility: by Jean-Claude Bürger.

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This documentary is the story of an archeologist's race against the clock to explore and preserve what remains of a mysterious Pre-Columbian civilization in Peru. He confronts the looters of ancient tombs, impoverished peasants tempted by the offerings of the middlemen who work for international traffickers and collectors. A fascinating behind-the-scenes investigation of the international trade in artifacts, a business that ranks third worldwide after drugs and arms.

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