Stolen Heritage Book

Stolen Heritage


  • Author : Anthony Warwick-Ching
  • Publisher : Troubador Publishing Ltd
  • Release Date : 2020-09-28
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 200
  • ISBN 10 : 9781800467651

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Stolen Heritage Excerpt :

Britain was the cradle of the industrial revolution. Its manufacturing prowess sustained a unique global standing in the nineteenth century and bore it to victory in the great wars of the twentieth. Quite suddenly, this pre-eminence has vanished. Only yesterday an industrial giant, the UK is heading for the third division.

Stolen Heritage Book

Stolen Heritage


  • Author : Abel G. Rubio
  • Publisher : Eakin Press
  • Release Date : 2018-08-09
  • Genre: History
  • Pages : 310
  • ISBN 10 : 1681791331

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Stolen Heritage Excerpt :

The author, a member of the family, tells of an emotional and successful odyssey to find the family's lost land grant-their "stolen heritage."

Stolen Words Book
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Stolen Words


  • Author : Melanie Florence
  • Publisher : Second Story Press
  • Release Date : 2017-09-05
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages : null
  • ISBN 10 : 9781772602340

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Stolen Words Excerpt :

The story of the beautiful relationship between a little girl and her grandfather. When she asks her grandfather how to say something in his language – Cree – he admits that his language was stolen from him when he was a boy. The little girl then sets out to help her grandfather find his language again. This sensitive and warmly illustrated picture book explores the intergenerational impact of the residential school system that separated young Indigenous children from their families. The story recognizes the pain of those whose culture and language were taken from them, how that pain is passed down, and how healing can also be shared.

Stolen Heritage Book

Stolen Heritage


  • Author : Barbara A. Masci
  • Publisher : Fleming H Revell Company
  • Release Date : 1990
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 156
  • ISBN 10 : 0800753690

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FICTION-GENERAL

Stolen Heritage Book

Stolen Heritage


  • Author : Abel G. Rubio
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1986
  • Genre: Land grants
  • Pages : 224
  • ISBN 10 : UTEXAS:059173017839453

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The Icon Hunter  A Refugee s Quest to Reclaim Her Nation s Stolen Heritage Book
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The Icon Hunter A Refugee s Quest to Reclaim Her Nation s Stolen Heritage


  • Author : Tasoula Georgiou Hadjitofi
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2017-04-11
  • Genre: Art
  • Pages : 400
  • ISBN 10 : 9781681773810

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The Icon Hunter A Refugee s Quest to Reclaim Her Nation s Stolen Heritage Excerpt :

One woman’s pursuit of justice leads her on a riveting adventure into the world of art trafficking. In this powerful memoir, Tasoula Hadjitofi reveals her perilous journey orchestrating “The Munich Case”—one of the largest European art trafficking stings since WWII. With the Bavarian police in place, the Cypriots on their way, seventy under-cover agents bust into the Munich apartment of a notorious Turkish smuggler suspected of holding looted antiquities. Tasoula places everything on the line to repatriate her country’s sacred treasures, unaware that treachery lies in the shadow of her success. The Icon Hunter is a story torn from the pages of Tasoula's life as she and her Greek Cypriot family lose everything during the Turkish invasion of Cyprus. Hundreds of ancient Cypriot churches are destroyed, their contents looted and all signs of her Greek Cypriot culture erased as if it never existed. As a refugee, she wants justice. And then fate intervenes in the form of an archbishop and a dubious art dealer in search of redemption. Even as unspeakable personal tragedy strikes, she never gives up her search knowing the special place these antiquities hold in the hearts of Orthodox Christians. These icons are not just masterpieces—they are artistic manifestations of faith and a gate-way to the divine. Using family and faith as her touchstones, Tasoula takes on these “merchants of God” as she navigates the underworld of art trafficking. Tasoula believes this to be her calling, and the Archbishop of Cyprus entrusts her—an ordinary woman, wife, and mother—with the mission. In order to succeed, however, she must place her trust in an art dealer known for his double-dealing. Inspiring and empowering, The Icon Hunter is a gripping story by a remarkable woman that will captivate readers long after the nal page.

Post Conflict Archaeology and Cultural Heritage Book

Post Conflict Archaeology and Cultural Heritage


  • Author : Paul Newson
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2017-11-14
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages : 292
  • ISBN 10 : 9781315472713

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Post Conflict Archaeology and Cultural Heritage Excerpt :

The human cost in any conflict is of course the first care in terms of the reduction, if not the elimination of damage. However, the destruction of archaeology and heritage as a consequence of civil and international wars is also of major concern, and the irreversible loss of monuments and sites through conflict has been increasingly discussed and documented in recent years. Post-Conflict Archaeology and Cultural Heritage draws together a series of papers from archaeological and heritage professionals seeking positive, pragmatic and practical ways to deal with conflict-damaged sites. For instance, by showing that conflict-damaged cultural heritage and archaeological sites are a valuable resource rather than an inevitable casualty of war, and suggesting that archaeologists use their skills and knowledge to bring communities together, giving them ownership of, and identification with, their cultural heritage. The book is a mixture of the discussion of problems, suggested planning solutions and case studies for both archaeologists and heritage managers. It will be of interest to heritage professionals, archaeologists and anyone working with post-conflict communities, as well as anthropology, archaeology, and heritage academics and their students at a range of levels.

China  Cultural Heritage  and International Law Book

China Cultural Heritage and International Law


  • Author : Hui Zhong
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2017-11-27
  • Genre: Law
  • Pages : 206
  • ISBN 10 : 9781351605694

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China Cultural Heritage and International Law Excerpt :

China is a country that is rich in antiquities, but it is also a victim of looting that occurred during the period from the First Opium War to the end of the Japanese Occupation (1840–1945) when innumerable cultural objects were lost overseas. The Chinese Government insists on asserting its interest over its wrongfully removed cultural heritage and has sought for the return of lost cultural heritage by all means in accordance with relevant international conventions and Chinese laws. However, securing the return has been, and continues to be, problematic. Little research has been done regarding the question as to whether China has a legal basis for recovery, which is the first legal hurdle that China needs to get over. In addition, China does not have a legal basis for all cultural heritage taken during the period of 1840–1945. Claims for return without a legal basis are usually silenced or, at best, discussed only but very rarely facilitated. This book provides an answer for the return of Chinese cultural heritage. It examines the law contemporaneous to the removal of Chinese cultural heritage and its application. For this lack of a legal basis, this book argues that a new customary international law is emerging, according to which the interests of the states of origin in their wrongfully removed heritage should be prioritised. This proposed customary rule supports the return of wrongfully removed heritage. Once this proposed customary rule is accepted, it will provide a stronger argument not only for China, but also for other states of origin with a similar dilemma, including South Korea, Egypt, Greece, Cambodia, Turkey, Peru, and Italy, to recover their wrongfully removed heritage. While dealing with a large pool of return cases, this book is valuable to museums and art collectors in the event of buying and accepting art objects, and settling recovery disputes with states of origin. It will also be of interest to researchers, academics, policymakers, and stude

Festivals and Heritage in Latin America Book

Festivals and Heritage in Latin America


  • Author : Fabiana Lopes da Cunha
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2021-04-16
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages : 269
  • ISBN 10 : 9783030679859

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Festivals and Heritage in Latin America Excerpt :

This book explores a variety of heritage dialogues, from global and specific approaches, combining different views, perceptions and senses. Following the first volume on Latin American Heritage as published in this book series in 2019, this new volume focuses on music, dance and railway heritage, considering artistic, archaeological, natural, ethnological and industrial aspects. It is divided into four thematic sections – 1) parties and cultural heritage, 2) railway heritage and museums, 3) archaeological heritage and tourism, and 4) cultural landscape and tourism – and presents chapters on a diverse range of topics, from samba and cultural identities in Rio de Janeiro and London to the "musealization" of railway assets, the history of Antarctic archaeology, the value of scenic landscapes and urban memory in Spain, and the cultural landscape of Brazil. This unique book explores a variety of heritage dialogues, pursuing global and specific approaches, and combining different views, perceptions and senses, including video fragments.

Heritage Resources Law Book
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Heritage Resources Law


  • Author : National Trust for Historic Preservation
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 1999-01-20
  • Genre: Law
  • Pages : 608
  • ISBN 10 : 0471251585

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Heritage Resources Law Excerpt :

A comprehensive reference for the growing field of environmental law, this important legal primer defines and interprets the statues and federal policies that protect archeological resources in land and water environments.

International Cultural Heritage Law Book

International Cultural Heritage Law


  • Author : Janet Blake
  • Publisher : OUP Oxford
  • Release Date : 2015-06-18
  • Genre: Law
  • Pages : 460
  • ISBN 10 : 9780191035319

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International Cultural Heritage Law Excerpt :

This book provides a comprehensive overview of the development of international cultural heritage law and policy since 1945. It sets out the international (including regional) law currently governing the protection and safeguarding of cultural heritage in peace time, as well as international cultural policy-making. In addition to analysing the relevant legal frameworks, it focuses on the broader policy and other contexts within which and in response to which this law has developed. Following this approach, attention is paid to: introducing international cultural heritage law and its place in international law generally; illicit excavation and the illegal trade in archaeological finds; protection of underwater cultural heritage; the relationship between cultural heritage and the environment; intangible aspects of heritage and their safeguarding; cultural heritage as traditional knowledge and creativity; regional approaches to protection; and human rights issues related to cultural heritage. In addition, newly-emerging topics and challenges are addressed, including the relationship between cultural heritage and sustainable development and the gender dynamics of cultural heritage. Providing both a perfect introduction to cultural heritage law and deeper reflection on its challenges, this book should be invaluable for students, scholars, and practitioners in the field.

International Law and the Protection of Cultural Heritage Book

International Law and the Protection of Cultural Heritage


  • Author : Craig Forrest
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2010
  • Genre: Law
  • Pages : 458
  • ISBN 10 : 9780415467810

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International Law and the Protection of Cultural Heritage Excerpt :

The world’s cultural heritage is under threat from war, illicit trafficking, social and economic upheaval, unregulated excavation and neglect. Over a period of almost fifty years, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation has adopted five international conventions that attempt to protect this cultural heritage. This book comprehensively and critically considers these five UNESCO cultural heritage conventions. The book looks at the conventions in the context of recent events that have exposed the dangers faced by cultural heritage, including the destruction of cultural heritage sites in Iraq and the looting of the Baghdad museum, the destruction the Buddhas of Bamiyan in Afghanistan, the salvage of artefacts from the RMS Titanic and the illicit excavation and trade in Chinese, Peruvian and Italian archaeological objects. As the only existing work to consider all five of the cultural heritage conventions adopted by UNESCO, the book acts as an introduction to this growing area of international law. However, the book does not merely describe the conventional principles and rules, but, critically evaluates the extent to which these international law principles and rules provide an effective and coherent international law framework for the protection of cultural heritage. It is suitable not only for those schooled in the law, but also for those who work with cultural heritage in all its manifestations seeking a broad but critical consideration of this important area of international law.

Stolen Childhood Book

Stolen Childhood


  • Author : Lucjan Krolikowski
  • Publisher : iUniverse
  • Release Date : 2001-02-01
  • Genre: History
  • Pages : 348
  • ISBN 10 : 9780595168637

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Stolen Childhood is the story of what happened to some 380,000 Polish children who, with their families, were rounded up by Stalin's orders in 1939 and deported into Asiatic Russia. Lucjan Krolikowski, a young seminarian also deported there, shared and witnessed the suffering of his fellow Poles. Freed by an "amnesty," he joined the Polish Army, and when it moved to the Middle East, Lucjan resumed his theology studies, pronounced his vows, and became a chaplain to a Polish military hospital in Egypt. Reassigned to refugee camps in East Africa, Fr. Lucjan and the wandering Polish children met again in 1947 — a meeting that began a long and loving relationship. In 1949 when the Warsaw Communists claimed guardianship of the Polish orphans in Africa and demanded their repatriation, Fr. Lucjan was forced into a world of international intrigue. Called by the Communists "a kidnapper on an international scale," to his orphans, he was the good shepherd who led them to Canada, where he helped his charges overcome the theft of their childhood and become secure adults in a new world. Stolen Childhood is the book of memories he wrote for them, and a cautionary history for people of good will.

Cultural Heritage  Ethics and the Military Book

Cultural Heritage Ethics and the Military


  • Author : Peter G. Stone
  • Publisher : Boydell Press
  • Release Date : 2011
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages : 228
  • ISBN 10 : 9781843835387

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Cultural Heritage Ethics and the Military Excerpt :

Examines the ethical dilemma of whether, and how, archaeologists and other experts should work with the military to protect cultural property in times of conflict.

Plundered Skulls and Stolen Spirits Book

Plundered Skulls and Stolen Spirits


  • Author : Chip Colwell
  • Publisher : University of Chicago Press
  • Release Date : 2019-10-07
  • Genre: Art
  • Pages : 360
  • ISBN 10 : 9780226684444

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Plundered Skulls and Stolen Spirits Excerpt :

"A fascinating account of both the historical and current struggle of Native Americans to recover sacred objects that have been plundered and sold to museums. Museum curator and anthropologist Chip Colwell asks the all-important question: Who owns the past? Museums that care for the objects of history or the communities whose ancestors made them?"--Provided by the publisher.