Who Owns Antiquity

Author: James Cuno
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 1400839246
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The first extended defense of the side of museums in the struggle over antiquities, Who Owns Antiquity? is sure to be as important as it is controversial. Some images inside the book are unavailable due to digital copyright restrictions.

Whose Culture

Author: James Cuno
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 1400833043
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In his book Who Owns Antiquity?, James Cuno argued that antiquities are the cultural property of humankind, not of the countries that lay exclusive claim to them. Now in Whose Culture?

Museums Matter

Author: James Cuno
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 0226126803
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With Museums Matter, James Cuno, president and director of the Art Institute of Chicago, replies with a resounding “No!” He takes us on a brief tour of the modern museum, from the creation of the British Museum—the archetypal ...

Whose Muse

Author: James B. Cuno
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 9780691032153
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A rare collection of sustained reflections by prominent museum directors on the current state of affairs in their profession, this book is without equal.


Author: Sharon Waxman
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 1429960434
Size: 68.57 MB
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A journey across four continents to the heart of the conflict over who should own the great works of ancient art Why are the Elgin Marbles in London and not on the Acropolis?

Art And Cultural Heritage

Author: Barbara T. Hoffman
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521857642
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Art and Cultural Heritage is appropriately, but not solely, about national and international law respecting cultural heritage.

Chasing Aphrodite

Author: Jason Felch
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9780547538020
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Drawing on a trove of confidential museum records and frank interviews, Felch and Frammolino give us a fly-on-the-wall account of the inner workings of a world-class museum and tell the story of the Getty’s dealings in the illegal ...

Grave Injustice

Author: Kathleen Sue Fine-Dare
Publisher: U of Nebraska Press
ISBN: 9780803206274
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Grave Injustice is the powerful story of the ongoing struggle of Native Americans to repatriate the objects and remains of their ancestors that were appropriated, collected, manipulated, sold, and displayed by Europeans and Americans.

Loot Legitimacy And Ownership

Author: Colin Renfrew
Publisher: Bristol Classical Press
ISBN: 9780715630341
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Colin Renfrew argues that what is most precious in archaeology is the information that excavations can shed on our human past.