The Spoils of War

The Spoils of War

World War II and Its Aftermath : the Loss, Reappearance, and Recovery of Cultural Property

Book - 1997
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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.
Publisher: New York : H.N. Abrams in association with the Bard Graduate Center for Studies in the Decorative Arts, 1997
ISBN: 9780810944695
Branch Call Number: 707 Sp645
Characteristics: 336 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 28 cm
Additional Contributors: Simpson, Elizabeth 1947-


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