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The return of cultural treasures

Author: Jeanette Greenfield
Publisher: Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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This is a new edition of Greenfield's pioneering study about the legal, political and historical aspects of cultural restitution.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jeanette Greenfield
ISBN: 9780521802161 0521802164 9781107625402 1107625408
OCLC Number: 76935895
Description: xxii, 500 pages : illustrations, maps ; 26 cm
Contents: Introduction / by Magnus Magnusson --
The Icelandic manuscripts --
The Elgin Marbles debate --
British and other European practice --
Some British cases --
American and Canadian practice --
Russia and the former Soviet Union --
The Hebrew manuscripts --
International and regional regulation --
Art theft and the art market --
Plunder --
The first people --
Ground zero --
Homecomings : real and virtual.
Responsibility: Jeanette Greenfield.
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The return of cultural treasures to their homelands inspires fierce debate, as the case of the Elgin Marbles illustrates. The third edition of The Return of Cultural Treasures, first published in  Read more...

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