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The Resource Stolen, smuggled, sold : on the hunt for cultural treasures, Nancy Moses

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

Label
Stolen, smuggled, sold : on the hunt for cultural treasures
Title
Stolen, smuggled, sold
Title remainder
on the hunt for cultural treasures
Statement of responsibility
Nancy Moses
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"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
Summary
"Stolen, Smuggled Sold : On the Hunt for Cultural Treasures 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
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10440060
Cataloging source
DLC
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1948-
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Moses, Nancy
Dewey number
364.16/289
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Cultural property
  • Archaeological thefts
  • Art thefts
  • Smuggling
  • Black market
  • Archaeological thefts
  • Art thefts
Target audience
adult
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on the hunt for cultural treasures
Label
Stolen, smuggled, sold : on the hunt for cultural treasures, Nancy Moses
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The lady in the jeweled dog collar -- The case of the missing masterpiece -- Ghost dancing at Wounded Knee -- Babe Ruth on a quail hunt -- The only pharaoh outside of Egypt -- Selling history -- Sumerian plunder -- Heroes
Control code
1103076
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xix, 152 pages, 5 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780759121928
Isbn Type
(hbk. alk. paper)
Lccn
2015017242
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780759121928
  • (OCoLC)909198236
Label
Stolen, smuggled, sold : on the hunt for cultural treasures, Nancy Moses
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The lady in the jeweled dog collar -- The case of the missing masterpiece -- Ghost dancing at Wounded Knee -- Babe Ruth on a quail hunt -- The only pharaoh outside of Egypt -- Selling history -- Sumerian plunder -- Heroes
Control code
1103076
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xix, 152 pages, 5 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780759121928
Isbn Type
(hbk. alk. paper)
Lccn
2015017242
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780759121928
  • (OCoLC)909198236

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