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Archaeology, cultural heritage, and the antiquities trade

Author: Neil Brodie; Paul A Shackle
Publisher: Gainesville : University Press of Florida, 2008.
Series: Cultural heritage studies.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st pbk. edView all editions and formats

Investigates the ways that commodifying artifacts fuels the destruction of archaeological heritage and considers what can be done to protect it. Examining archaeological site looting, the antiquities  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Neil Brodie; Paul A Shackle
ISBN: 081303339X 9780813033396 9780813029726 0813029724
OCLC Number: 254708622
Description: xi, 349 pages : illustrations, maps, charts, facs. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Protecting cultural heritage in conflict / Lyndel V. Prott --
The U.S. legal response to the protection of the world cultural heritage / Marina Papa Sokal --
Recent developments in the legal protection of cultural heritage / Patty Gerstenblith --
Convicted dealers : what we can learn / Peter Watson --
St. Lawrence Island's legal market in archaeological goods / Julie Hollowell --
A model investigative protocol for looting and anti-looting educational program / Robert D. Hicks --
The plunder of the Ulúa Valley, Honduras, and a market analysis for its antiquities / Christina Luke, John S. Henderson --
Looting Lydia : the destruction of an archaeological landscape in Western Turkey / Christopher H. Roosevelt, Christina Luke --
From the ground to the buyer : a market analysis of the trade in illegal antiquities / Morag M. Kersel --
The plunder of Iraq's archaeological heritage, 1991-2005, and the London antiquities trade / Neil Brodie --
Afghanistan's cultural heritage : an exceptional case? / Juliette Van Krieken-Pieters --
Illicit trafficking and trade in Indian antiquities : renewed efforts to save and preserve India's heritage / S.K. Pachauri --
Museum acquisitions : responsibilities for the illicit traffic in antiquities / Colin Renfrew --
Structural complexity and social conflict in managing the past at Copán, Honduras / Lena Mortensen --
Supporting and promoting the idea of a shared cultural patrimony / Paula Kay lazrus --
Artifacts and emotion / Kathryn Walker Tubb --
Conclusion : the social and cultural contexts of collecting / Neil Brodie, Christina Luke.
Series Title: Cultural heritage studies.
Responsibility: edited by Neil Brodie [and others] ; foreword by Paul A. Shackel.


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The looting of archaeological sites and museums has recently been brought vividly to public attention. In this book, many of the world's experts on the subject examine the extent of the problem, how Read more...

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