The Parthenon Marbles

Author: Christopher Hitchens
Publisher: Verso Books
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With the opening of the New Acropolis Museum in Athens, bestselling author Christopher Hitchens states the case for reunification.

The Parthenon Marbles

Author: Christopher Hitchens
Publisher: Verso
ISBN: 9781786633958
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The most powerful case yet made for the return of the Parthenon Marbles The Parthenon Marbles (formerly known as the Elgin Marbles), designed and executed by Pheidias to adorn the Parthenon, are perhaps the greatest of all classical ...

The Elgin Marbles

Author: Christopher Hitchens
Publisher: Verso
ISBN: 9781859842201
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The Elgin Marbles, designed and executed by Phidias to adorn the Parthenon, are some of the most beautiful sculptures of ancient Greece.

Imperial Spoils

Author: Christopher Hitchens
Publisher: Hill & Wang
ISBN: 9780809041893
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Traces the history of the Parthenon, explains how and why its sculptures and friezes were taken to Britain, and discusses the arguments for returning them

Hostage To History

Author: Christopher Hitchens
Publisher: Verso
ISBN: 9781859841891
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In a new preface for this 1997 edition, Hitchens reviews the implications of the Republic of Cyprus.s applications for European union membership, the escalating regional arms race between Greece and Turkey, and last year.s Greek Cypriot ...

The Parthenon Enigma

Author: Joan Breton Connelly
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 0385350503
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In this revolutionary book, Joan Breton Connelly challenges our most basic assumptions about the Parthenon and the ancient Athenians.

Keeping Their Marbles

Author: Tiffany Jenkins
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0191631892
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In Keeping Their Marbles, Tiffany Jenkins tells the bloody story of how western museums came to acquire these objects.

African Art And The Colonial Encounter

Author: Sidney Littlefield Kasfir
Publisher: Indiana University Press
ISBN: 0253022657
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Focusing on the theme of warriorhood, Sidney Littlefield Kasfir weaves a complex history of how colonial influence forever changed artistic practice, objects, and their meaning.

Museums And Restitution

Author: Dr Kostas Arvanitis
Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.
ISBN: 1472400267
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This book examines contemporary approaches to restitution from the perspective of museums. It focuses on the ways in which these institutions have been addressing the subject at a regional, national and international level.

The Dead And Their Possessions

Author: Cressida Fforde
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 9780415344494
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Repatriation of human remains has become a key international heritage concern. This extensive collection of papers provides a survey of the current state of repatriation in terms of policy, practice and theory.