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The Return of Cultural Treasures / Edition 2

The Return of Cultural Treasures / Edition 2

by Jeanette Greenfield
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521477468

ISBN-13: 9780521477468

Pub. Date: 01/28/1996

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

The return of cultural treasures to their homelands has become the subject of heated public debate in recent years. This updated, revised work includes new chapters on art treasures and museums in post-Soviet Russia, claims to the Vatican for Hebrew manuscripts, and the saga of the Dead Sea Scrolls.

Overview

The return of cultural treasures to their homelands has become the subject of heated public debate in recent years. This updated, revised work includes new chapters on art treasures and museums in post-Soviet Russia, claims to the Vatican for Hebrew manuscripts, and the saga of the Dead Sea Scrolls.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521477468
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
01/28/1996
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
373
Product dimensions:
6.85(w) x 9.72(h) x 0.91(d)

Table of Contents

List of illustrations; Preface to the first edition; Preface to the second edition; Preface to the third edition; Acknowledgements; List of abbreviations; Introduction Magnus Magnusson; 1. The Icelandic manuscripts; 2. The Elgin Marbles debate; 3. British and other European practice; 4. Some British cases; 5. American and Canadian practice; 6. Russia and the former Soviet Union; 7. The Hebrew manuscripts; 8. International and regional regulation; 9. Art theft and the art market; 10. Plunder; 11. The first people; 12. Ground zero; 13. Homecomings: real and virtual; Notes; List of appendices in microfiche in first edition (1989); Select bibliography; Select list of web sites; Index.

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