标题（title）：Stolen, Smuggled, Sold: On the Hunt for Cultural Treasures
出版社（publisher）：Rowman & Littlefield
大小（size）：524 kB (536187 bytes)
"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. Read more...
Abstract: 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. The book includes full-color photos of the objects. Read more...
Table of contents :
Content: 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 --