Spoils of War

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Elizabeth Simpson
Harry N. Abrams, 1997 - History - 336 pages
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Explores the ongoing debate over the vast amounts of cultural property displaced as a result of World War II. Not only paintings, sculpture and decorative arts, but also archaeological artefacts, rare books and manuscripts, musical instruments and scores, religious objects and memorabilia of every description were seized by the Nazis, taken by individuals, or removed to the USSR by the Soviet army by the end of the war.

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THE SPOILS OF WAR: World War II and Its Aftermath: The Loss, Reappearance, and Recovery of Cultural Property

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The ever-rapacious Nazis looted staggering quantities of great art and antiques from the nations they occupied. Much of it found its way back to Germany, and following the Allied victory, many ... Read full review

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