Possession

Author: Erin Thompson
Publisher: Yale University Press
ISBN: 0300221002
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Erin Thompson, America's only professor of art crime, explores the dark history of looting, smuggling, and forgery that lies at the heart of many private art collections and many of the world's most renowned museums.

Possession

Author: Erin Thompson
Publisher: Yale University Press
ISBN: 0300208529
Size: 44.11 MB
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Erin Thompson, America's only professor of art crime, explores the dark history of looting, smuggling, and forgery that lies at the heart of many private art collections and many of the world's most renowned museums.

Keeping Their Marbles

Author: Tiffany Jenkins
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0191631892
Size: 69.85 MB
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In Keeping Their Marbles, Tiffany Jenkins tells the bloody story of how western museums came to acquire these objects.

Shaky Ground

Author: Elizabeth Marlowe
Publisher: A&C Black
ISBN: 1472502108
Size: 59.38 MB
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This book argues that the current legal and ethical debates over looting, ownership and cultural property have distracted us from the epistemological problems inherent in all (ostensibly) ancient artworks lacking a known findspot, problems ...

Luxus

Author: Kenneth Lapatin
Publisher: Getty Publications
ISBN: 1606064223
Size: 41.81 MB
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The book then goes on to address a broad range of luxury goods, such as intaglios, cameos, vessels, and statuettes, providing a full and multifaceted account of luxury in the ancient world.

Sacred And Stolen Confessions Of A Museum Director

Author: Gary Vikan
Publisher: Select Books (NY)
ISBN: 9781590793930
Size: 11.47 MB
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This is also the story of a Minnesota kid who started out as a printer s devil in his father s small-town newspaper and ended up as the director of a the Walters, a gem of an art museum in Baltimore.

Dark Athena

Author: Arthur Houghton
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 9781535171779
Size: 64.74 MB
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"When a spectacular marble statue of Athena appears at the West Coast Gabriel Museum, curator Jason Connor doesn't know his investigation of its provenance will take him into the darkest corners of the art world to unravel a dangerous ...

Galateo

Author: Giovanni Della Casa
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 022601102X
Size: 45.62 MB
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With renewed interest in etiquette and polite behavior growing both inside and outside the academy, the time is right for a new, definitive edition of this book.

The History Of Terrorism

Author: Gérard Chaliand
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 0520966007
Size: 72.62 MB
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This authoritative work provides an essential perspective on terrorism by offering a rare opportunity for analysis and reflection at a time of ongoing violence, threats, and reprisals.

Paul Henry

Author: S. B. Kennedy
Publisher: Yale University Press
ISBN: 0300117124
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This is a biography of Paul Henry's life and artistic achievements, especially his idyllic landscape paintings of the west of Ireland.