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Edsel, Robert M.

Overview
Works: 36 works in 103 publications in 7 languages and 6,746 library holdings
Genres: History  Art  Pictorial works  Film adaptations 
Roles: Producer, Author of introduction
Classifications: D810.A7, 940.531
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Publications about Robert M Edsel
Publications by Robert M Edsel
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Most widely held works by Robert M Edsel
The monuments men : Allied heros, Nazi thieves, and the greatest treasure hunt in history by Robert M Edsel( Book )
19 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 2,390 libraries worldwide
"The previously untold story of a little-known WWII Allied division whose mission was to track down European art and treasures that had been looted by the Nazis at Hitler's command"--Provided by the publisher
The rape of Europa ( visu )
7 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 1,135 libraries worldwide
"World War II was not just the most destructive conflict in humanity -- it was also the greatest theft in history: lives, families, communities, property, culture and heritage were all stolen. The rape of Europa Collector's Edition includes the award-winning documentary film, The rape of Europa ... It also features interviews with key figures including the Monuments Men and other war heroes, victims of the Nazis' thefts, and prominent cultural figures ... addresses the questions of our time about the role of art in defining culture, and our shared responsibility to protect it"--Container
Saving Italy : the race to rescue a nation's treasures from the Nazis by Robert M Edsel( Book )
7 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 1,109 libraries worldwide
When Hitler's armies occupied Italy in 1943, they also seized control of mankind's greatest cultural treasures. As they had done throughout Europe, the Nazis could now plunder the masterpieces of the Renaissance, the treasures of the Vatican, and the antiquities of the Roman Empire. In May 1944 two unlikely American heroes--artist Deane Keller and scholar Fred Hartt--embarked from Naples on the treasure hunt of a lifetime, tracking billions of dollars of missing art, including works by Michelangelo, Donatello, Titian, Caravaggio, and Botticelli
Rescuing da Vinci : Hitler and the Nazis stole Europe's great art : America and her allies recovered it by Robert M Edsel( Book )
7 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 841 libraries worldwide
Uses photographs to tell the untold story of the "Monuments Men" and their discovery of more than 1,000 repositories, many of which contained paintings, sculpture, furniture, and other treasures stolen by the Nazis
The monuments men Allied heros, Nazi thieves, and the greatest treasure hunt in history by Robert M Edsel( Sound Recording )
10 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 468 libraries worldwide
Edsel traces the effort by an Allied division to find and secure European art that had been looted by the Nazis, outlining the dramatic story of how they risked their lives and operated with limited supplies and scraps of information, sometimes obtained from colorful sources
Saving Italy the race to rescue a nation's treasures from the Nazis by Robert M Edsel( Sound Recording )
5 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 286 libraries worldwide
Edsel provides an astonishing account of a little known American effort to save Italy's vast store of priceless monuments and art during World War II. While American warriors were fighting the length of the country, other Americans were courageously working alongside to preserve the irreplaceable best of Italy's culture
Monuments Men : Nazi thieves, allied heroes and the biggest treasure hunt in history by Robert M Edsel( Book )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 138 libraries worldwide
The monuments men : allied heroes, Nazi thieves, and the greatest treasure hunt in history by Robert M Edsel( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 137 libraries worldwide
At the same time Adolf Hitler was attempting to take over the western world, his armies were methodically seeking and hoarding the finest art treasures in Europe. The Fuhrer had begun cataloging the art he planned to collect as well as the art he would destroy: 'degenerate' works he despised
Beyond the dreams of avarice : the Hermann Goering collection by Nancy H Yeide( Book )
4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 70 libraries worldwide
De Kunstbrigade : hoe de geallieerden de Europese kunstschatten redden by Robert M Edsel( Book )
1 edition published in 2010 in Dutch and held by 36 libraries worldwide
Verslag van de activiteiten van de kunstbrigade van het geallieerde leger, opgericht om tijdens de Tweede Wereldoorlog monumenten te beschermen en later ook geroofde kunst te traceren
Monument Men allied heroes, Nazi thieves and the greatests treasure hunt in history by Robert M Edsel( Book )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 24 libraries worldwide
Monuments men : [die Jagd nach Hitlers Raubkunst] by Robert M Edsel( Book )
4 editions published in 2013 in German and Italian and held by 19 libraries worldwide
Die abenteuerliche und spannende Geschichte einiger äMonuments Menä, die als Mitglieder der Sektion äMonuments, Fine Arts and Archivesä (MFAA) von den Westalliierten beauftragt waren, von den Nationalsozialisten aus Museen und Privatbesitz geraubte Kunstgegenstände aufzuspüren und zu retten
The monuments men by Robert M Edsel( Sound Recording )
4 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 16 libraries worldwide
At the same time that Adolf Hitler was attempting to take over the western world, his armies were methodically seeking and hoarding the finest art treasures in Europe. The Führer had begun cataloging the art he planned to collect as well as the art he would destroy: the "degenerate" works he despised. In a race against time, a group of American and British museum directors, curators, art historians, and others, called the Monuments Men, risked their lives scouring Europe to prevent the destruction of thousands of years of culture. Focusing on the period between D-Day and V-E Day, this acclaimed book follows six Monuments Men on their impossible mission to save the world's great art from the Nazis
Monuments men : Rose Valland et le commando d'experts à la recherche du plus grand trésor nazi by Robert M Edsel( Book )
3 editions published in 2010 in French and held by 15 libraries worldwide
Allied heroes, Nazi thieves and the greatest treasure hunt in history by Robert M Edsel( Book )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
From 1943 to 1951, 350 or so men and women from thirteen Allied nations served as the men and women of the Monuments, Fine Arts & Archives section (MFAA) of the Allied armed forces, the eyes, ears and hands of the first and most ambitious effort in history to preserve the world's cultural heritage. This title tells the story of eight of these men
Monuments men die Jagd nach Hitlers Raubkunst ; [das Buch zum Kinofilm] by Robert M Edsel( Book )
2 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in German and held by 6 libraries worldwide
The greatest theft in history how the greatest war in history became a war for history ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Imagine the world without our masterpieces. Interviews with eyewitnesses and historians and newsreel footage show how heroic Europeans, Russians, and Americans worked to save the art of Europe during World War II
The monuments men : la fascinante aventura de los "guerreros del arte" que impidieron el expolio cultural nazi by Robert M Edsel( Book )
3 editions published in 2012 in Spanish and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Monumenternes mænd : jagten på nazisternes stjålne kunstskatte ( Book )
1 edition published in 2010 in Danish and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Monuments men allied heroes, Nazi thieves and the greatest tresure hunt in history by Robert M Edsel( Sound Recording )
3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
As Hitler was attempting to conquer the western world, his armies were methodically pillaging the finest art in Europe, from Michelangelos to Vermeers, all stolen for the Fnhrer. The Monuments Men had a mandate from President Roosevelt, but no vehicles, typewriters, or authority. In a race against time to save the world's greatest cultural treasures from destruction at the hands of Nazi fanatics, each man constructed his own treasure map. They used tips, records recovered from bombed buildings and the secret journals of Rose Valland, a French museum employee who secretly tracked Nazi plunder in Paris. These unlikely heroes, mostly middle-aged family men, walked away from successful careers into the epicentre of the war. This is their story
 
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English (73)
German (5)
French (3)
Spanish (3)
Danish (1)
Italian (1)
Dutch (1)
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