International Law, Museums and the Return of Cultural Objects
By (author) Ana Filipa Vrdoljak
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International Law, Museums and the Return of Cultural Objects by Ana Filipa Vrdoljak
Book DescriptionWhile the question of the return of cultural objects is by no means a new one, it has become the subject of increasingly intense debate in recent years. This important book explores the removal and the return of cultural objects from occupied communities during the last two centuries and analyses the concurrent evolution of international cultural heritage law. The book focuses on the significant influence exerted by British, U.S. and Australian governments and museums on international law and museum policy in response to restitution claims. It shows that these claims, far from heralding the long-feared dissolution of museums and their collections, provide museums with a vital, new role in the process of self-determination and cultural identity. Compelling and thought-provoking throughout, this book is essential reading for archaeologists, international lawyers and all those involved in cultural resource management.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780521732406
(247mm x 174mm x 20mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 7-Aug-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Author Biography - Ana Filipa Vrdoljak
Ana Filipa Vrdoljak is Jean Monnet Fellow at the European University Institute, Florence and a Senior Lecturer at the Faculty of Law at the University of Western Australia.
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