Spoils of War
Harry N. Abrams, 1997 - History - 336 pages
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.
CONTENTS World War II and the Displacement of
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agreements Allied Control Council archives Army Article artistic artworks Austria Bard Graduate Center Belarus Belgium Berlin Beuningen Boymans Museum Bremen catalogue claims Collecting Point colorplate Commission Committee Conference confiscated cooperation countries cultural heritage cultural objects Cultural Organization cultural treasures Declaration director Director-General displaced documents drawings Dresden Europe excavations exhibition experts force France German cultural property Göring Grasleben Hague Convention Hannema Heinrich Schliemann Hermitage Museum High Contracting Parties Hitler important institutions international law Jewish Koenigs collection libraries looted losses lost MFA&A military Ministry Monuments Moscow Munich Nazi Netherlands occupied Office paintings plunder Poland protection of cultural Protocol provisions Pushkin State Museum Quedlinburg records Reich removed repositories return of cultural Russian Federation Scientific and Cultural Second World Soviet Union stolen symposium taken territory tion transferred Treaty Troia Trojan trophy Troy Ukraine UNESCO UNIDROIT United Nations Educational USSR World War II York