The Plundered Past

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Atheneum, 1977 - Archaeological thefts - 353 pages
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"The story of the illegal international traffic in works of art"--Cover subtitle.

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AFTER CORTES 1 The Profits of Art
The Maya Mask
The Winged Temple

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About the author (1977)

Karl E. Meyer was a longtime foreign correspondent and editorial writer at "The Washington Post" and "The New York Times" and the Editor of the World Policy Journal. A Princeton Ph.D., he has taught at Yale, Princeton, and Tufts Fletcher School. His fourteen books include "The Plundered Past", on the illicit trade in antiquities; "The Art Museum: Power, Money, Ethics"; and "The Pleasures of Archaeology".

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