Plundering Beauty: A History of art Crime During war download free [PDF and Ebook] by Arthur Tompkins

Plundering Beauty: A History of art Crime During war download free [PDF and Ebook] by Arthur Tompkins year 2018
  • Book name: Plundering Beauty: A History of art Crime During war
  • Author: Arthur Tompkins
  • Release date: 2018/7/24
  • Publisher: LUND HUMPHRIES PUBLISHERS LTD
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Crime and Thriller
  • ISBN: 9781848222199
  • Rating: 8.38 of 10
  • Votes: 900
  • Review by: Max Knudsen
  • Review rating: 8.14 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/11/7
  • Total pages: 192
  • Includes a PDF summary of 19 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: The roll-call of wars down the centuries is paralleled by an equally extensive narrative of the theft, destruction, plundering, displacement and concealing of some of the greatest works of art during those conflicts - a story that is expertly told in this original publication.From the many wars of Classical Antiquity, through the military turning points and detours of the Fourth Crusade, the Thirty Years' War, Revolutionary and Napoleonic France, the First and Second World Wars, and then onwards to the ongoing contemporary conflicts in Afghanistan and Iraq, the history of art crime in times of war contains myriad fascinating and often little-known stories of the fate of humankind's greatest works of art.Plundering Beauty: A History of Art Crime during War charts the crucial milestones of art crimes spanning two thousand years. The works of art involved have fascinating stories to tell, as civilisation moves from a simple and brutal 'winner takes it all' attitude to the spoils of war, to contemporary understanding, and commitment to, the idea that our artistic heritage truly belongs to all humankind.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 13H13M35S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: War Crimes, Art Resoration, True Crime Biographies, Art History, True Crime Books, Forgery
  • Available formats: OEB, MOBI, TCR, DOC, TXT, WORD, EPUB, PDF. Compressed in EML, RAR, ZIP, TBZ2
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  • Format: Hardback
  • Approximate value: 35.57 USD
  • Dimensions: 153x234x22.86mm
  • Weight: 598.74g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: London, United Kingdom
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