Loot : The Battle over the Stolen Treasures of the Ancient World (Paperback)

Author: Waxman, Sharon

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"Fast-paced and compelling . . . Waxman has an array of wondrous tales to tell . . . Considerable, admirable, and totally absorbing."--The Boston Globe

For the past two centuries, the West has plundered the treasures of the ancient world to fill its great museums, but in recent years the countries where ancient civilizations originated have begun to push back, taking museums to court, prosecuting curators, and threatening to force the return of these priceless objects.

Sharon Waxman brings us inside this high-stakes conflict, from the great cities of the West to Egypt, Turkey, Greece, and Italy, as these countries face down the Louvre, the Metropolitan Museum, the British Museum, and the J. Paul Getty Museum. She shows how the actions of a few determined and implacable characters may yet strip these museums of some of their most cherished treasures.

For readers who are fascinated by antiquity, who love to frequent museums, and who believe in the value of cultural exchange,Loot opens a new window on an enduring conflict.

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Publisher Times Books
Mfg Part# 9780805090888
SKU 211246100
Format Paperback
ISBN10 0805090886
Release Date 8/5/2009
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Number of Pages 0432
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