The Resource Stolen, smuggled, sold : on the hunt for cultural treasures, Nancy Moses, (electronic resource)

Stolen, smuggled, sold : on the hunt for cultural treasures, Nancy Moses, (electronic resource)

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
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1948-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Moses, Nancy
Dewey number
364.16/289
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
CC135
LC item number
.M67 2015eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Cultural property
  • Archaeological thefts
  • Art thefts
  • Smuggling
  • Black market
  • Archaeological thefts
  • Art thefts
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE / Criminology
Label
Stolen, smuggled, sold : on the hunt for cultural treasures, Nancy Moses, (electronic resource)
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
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
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xix, 152 pages, 5 unnumbered pages of plates)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780759121942
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
color illustrations.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
da55d30f-1a47-494c-b054-6db8a50abaf9
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)912277988
Label
Stolen, smuggled, sold : on the hunt for cultural treasures, Nancy Moses, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
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
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xix, 152 pages, 5 unnumbered pages of plates)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780759121942
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
color illustrations.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
da55d30f-1a47-494c-b054-6db8a50abaf9
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)912277988

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