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Edsel, Robert M.

Overview
Works: 46 works in 206 publications in 11 languages and 10,249 library holdings
Genres: History  Art  Drama  War films  Film adaptations  Historical films  Biographical films  Pictorial works  Illustrated works  True crime stories 
Roles: Author, Producer, Bibliographic antecedent, 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 heroes, Nazi thieves, and the greatest treasure hunt in history by Robert M Edsel( Book )
44 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 4,258 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
Saving Italy : the race to rescue a nation's treasures from the Nazis by Robert M Edsel( Book )
14 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 1,460 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 tresure hunt of a lifetime, tracking billions of dollars of missing art, including works by Michelangelo, Donatello, Titian, Caravaggio, and Botticelli
The rape of Europa ( visu )
3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 1,184 libraries worldwide
Imagine the world without our masterpieces. Interviews with eyewitnesses and historians and newsreel footage show how during World War II the Nazis systematically took or destroyed the art of Europe. It follows the heroic Europeans who first hid, and then set out to find and return what had been taken, with the help of the Allied forces "Monuments Men". It is work that continues to this day
The monuments men : allied heroes, Nazi thieves, and the greatest treasure hunt in history by Robert M Edsel( Sound Recording )
25 editions published between 2009 and 2015 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 1,005 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
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 913 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
Saving Italy : the race to rescue a nation's treasures from the Nazis by Robert M Edsel( Sound Recording )
8 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 338 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
The Monuments Men by George Clooney( visu )
21 editions published in 2014 in 7 languages and held by 169 libraries worldwide
Een Amerikaanse commandant van een speciale eenheid moet gestolen kunstwerken uit handen van de nazi's redden voordat deze in handen komen van de Sovjettroepen of voordat de nazi's alles vernietigen
Beyond the dreams of avarice : the Hermann Goering collection by Nancy H Yeide( Book )
4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 109 libraries worldwide
The rape of Europa ( visu )
6 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 86 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
Operación monumento : la fascinante aventura de los guerreros del arte que impidieron el saqueo cultural Nazi by Robert M Edsel( Book )
2 editions published in 2014 in Spanish and held by 84 libraries worldwide
Esta crónica narra un pasaje poco conocido de la historia del siglo XX. Se trata de la extraordinaria odisea emprendida por un grupo de hombres y mujeres que, en plena Segunda Guerra Mundial y durante los primeros años de la posguerra, fueron comisionados para localizar y rescatar importantes obras de arte, incluidos cuadros de Miguel Ángel, Leonardo da Vinci, Van Dyck y Vermeer, las cuales habían sido robadas por los nazis. El autor se apoyó en una amplia investigación durante la cual consultó documentos de primera mano
Monuments men by Robert M Edsel( Book )
18 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 77 libraries worldwide
George Clooney co-writes and directs this adaptation of Robert M. Edsel's book that follows the men tasked with saving the world's greatest works of art from the Nazis during WWII. In the last months of the war, with the Third Reich teetering on the brink of collapse, the German army are ordered to destroy every piece of looted art in their possession. In a race against time, American President Franklin D. Roosevelt mobilises a seven-man platoon comprising museum directors and art historians to rescue the cream of the world's artistic and cultural treasures from the hands of the enemy, and return them to their rightful owners. But with no previous experience of weapons and tactics, the hastily assembled group soon face a rude awakening when they experience their first live action behind enemy lines. As well as Clooney, the all-star cast includes Matt Damon, Cate Blanchett, Bill Murray, John Goodman and Jean Dujardin
Allied heroes, Nazi thieves and the greatest treasure hunt in history by Robert M Edsel( Book )
2 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 34 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
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 30 libraries worldwide
Monuments men die Jagd nach Hitlers Raubkunst ; [das Buch zum Kinofilm] by Robert M Edsel( Book )
3 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in German and held by 11 libraries worldwide
Monuments men : missione Italia by Robert M Edsel( Book )
3 editions published in 2014 in Italian and held by 10 libraries worldwide
Da xun bao jia by Robert M Edsel( Book )
3 editions published in 2014 in Chinese and held by 8 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 7 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
Monumenternes mænd : jagten på nazisternes stjålne kunstskatte by Robert M Edsel( Book )
1 edition published in 2010 in Danish and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Gu ji wei shi : "Er zhan" zhong bu wei ren zhi de yi shu zhen pin zheng duo xing dong by Robert M Edsel( Book )
2 editions published in 2011 in Chinese and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Obrońcy dzieł sztuki : alianci na tropie skradzionych arcydzieł by Robert M Edsel( Book )
1 edition published in 2010 in Polish and held by 3 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Edsel, Robert Morse
Edsel, Robert Morse 1956-
Robert Edsel scrittore statunitense
Robert M. Edsel American art historian
Robert M. Edsel Amerikaans kunsthistoricus
Робърт М. Едсъл
에드셀, 로버트 M
エドゼル, ロバート・M
ロバート・M・エドゼル
羅伯特·M·艾德塞爾
Languages
English (126)
Italian (12)
German (9)
French (6)
Spanish (6)
Chinese (5)
Polish (2)
Danish (1)
Ukrainian (1)
Multiple languages (1)
Dutch (1)
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