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Stolen, smuggled, sold: on the hunt for cultural treasures

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Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield,
Pub. Date:
[2015]
Language:
English
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"Tells the dark and compelling stories of iconic cultural objects that were stolen, smuggled or sold, and eventually returned back to their original owner. This book is structured as a series of vivid stories in which the reader joins the author as she uncovers a cultural treasure and follows its often-convoluted trail. Along the way author and reader encounter a cast of fascinating characters from the underbelly of the cultural world: unscrupulous grave robbers, sinister middlemen, ruthless art dealers, venal Nazis, canny lawyers, valiant academics, unstoppable investigative reporters, unwitting curators, and dedicated government officials"--Provided by publishers.
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9780759121928
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Grouping LanguageEnglish (eng)
Last Grouping Update2021-05-03 16:38:43PM
Last Indexed2021-08-03 03:54:54AM
Novelist Primary ISBN9780759121928

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ils:.b48887183BookBooksEnglishRowman & Littlefield, [2015]xix, 152 pages, 5 unnumbered pages of plates : color illustrations ; 24 cm
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subject_facetAnecdotes
Archaeological thefts -- Anecdotes
Archaeological thefts -- Investigation -- Anecdotes
Art thefts -- Anecdotes
Art thefts -- Investigation -- Anecdotes
Black market -- Anecdotes
Cultural property -- Protection -- Anecdotes
Smuggling -- Anecdotes
title_displayStolen, smuggled, sold : on the hunt for cultural treasures
title_fullStolen, smuggled, sold : on the hunt for cultural treasures / Nancy Moses
title_shortStolen, smuggled, sold
title_subon the hunt for cultural treasures
topic_facetArchaeological thefts
Art thefts
Black market
Cultural property
Investigation
Protection
Smuggling