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Stolen Smuggled Sold

Author : Nancy Moses
ISBN : 9780759121942
Genre : Art
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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.
Category: Art

Flood Tide

Author : Clive Cussler
ISBN : 9780671000318
Genre : Fiction
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Rescuing a beautiful undercover agent, Dirk Pitt is unwittingly embroiled in the plot of Qin Shang, a ruthless smuggler who threatens to kill hundreds of innocent people to recover a mysterious cargo of a ship sunk fifty years earlier. Reprint.
Category: Fiction


Author : Eamonn Carrabine
ISBN : 9780415281683
Genre : Social Science
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This sociological introduction provides a much-needed textbook for an increasingly popular area of study. Written by a team of authors with a broad range of teaching and individual expertise, it covers almost every module offered in UK criminological courses and will be valuable to students of criminology worldwide. It covers: key traditions in criminology, their critical assessment and more recent developments new ways of thinking about crime and control, including crime and emotions, drugs and alcohol, from a public health perspective different dimensions of the problem of crime and misconduct, including crime and sexuality, crimes against the environment, crime and human rights and organizational deviance key debates in criminological theory the criminal justice system new areas such as the globalization of crime, and crime in cyberspace. Specially designed to be user-friendly, each chapter contains boxed material on current controversies, key thinkers and examples of crime and criminal justice around the world with statistical tables, maps, summaries, critical thinking questions, annotated references and a glossary of key terms, as well as further reading sections and additional resource information as weblinks.
Category: Social Science

Silk Roads

Author : Axel Madsen
ISBN : 9781504008549
Genre : History
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One of the greatest art theft stories of the 20th century: André Malraux, French novelist, art theorist, and eventually France’s Minister of Cultural Affairs, and his wife, Clara, traveled to Cambodia in 1923, planning to steal and smuggle artifacts out of the country and sell them in America. The Cambodian treasure hunt promised to be a mix of cultural sleuthing for important antiquities and risk-taking on the fuzzy edge of the laws that governed historical sites. The jungle expedition ended in arrest and, for André, trial and conviction. But it also led to a second Asian venture: the launching of a Saigon newspaper, L’Indochine, dedicated to the aspirations of the indigenous population. Madsen follows the couple from this fateful adventure that so shaped their future to the end of their marriage, and after.
Category: History

Die B Cherschmuggler Von Timbuktu

Author : Charlie English
ISBN : 9783455000290
Genre : Social Science
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»Ein Meisterwerk des investigativen Journalismus. Ein kluges, fesselndes Buch!« The Guardian Timbuktu ist ein Mythos – einst so reich, dass angeblich sogar die Sklaven Goldschmuck trugen, verfügt die abgelegene Stadt am Niger über einen ganz besonderen Schatz: eine der größten Bibliotheken mittelalterlicher Schriften. Als im Jahr 2012 die Stadt in die Hände von Islamisten fällt, droht die Vernichtung der Bücher. Doch eine Gruppe von Bibliothekaren und Archivaren schmuggelt die Bücher unter Lebensgefahr aus der Stadt. Eine große, meisterhafte Reportage über Menschen, die sich mutig der Vernichtung eines Wissensschatzes und Erbes der Menschheit entgegenstellen – und eine Zeitreise zu einer sagenumwobenen Stadt.
Category: Social Science

The Aam Guide To Provenance Research

Author : American Association of Museums
ISBN : UOM:39015062892875
Genre : Art
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"The AAM Guide to Provenance Research is a much-needed contribution for scholars, professional researchers, and those who shape policy. Here in one volume is a historical overview, description of current methodology, invaluable indices, inventories, and lists of current databases-in-progress." -- Back cover.
Category: Art


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ISBN : UOM:39015055990520
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

The Connoisseur

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ISBN : MINN:31951P00006432K
Genre : Art
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Category: Art