Stolen, Smuggled, Sold

Stolen, Smuggled, Sold

On the Hunt for Cultural Treasures

Book - 2017
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"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.
Publisher: Lanham :, Rowman & Littlefield,, [2017]
Edition: First paperback edition
Copyright Date: ©2015
ISBN: 9780759121935
0759121931
Characteristics: xvi, 153 pages, 7 unnumbered pages of plates : color illustrations ; 23 cm

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