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by Lyndel V Prott

  • Author: Lyndel V Prott
  • ISBN: 9231041282
  • ISBN13: 978-9231041280
  • ePub: 1619 kb | FB2: 1588 kb
  • Language: English
  • Category: Encyclopedias & Subject Guides
  • Publisher: United Nations Educational, Scientific & Cultural Organization (January 1, 2010)
  • Pages: 439
  • Rating: 4.1/5
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Witnesses to History: A Compendium of Documents and Writings on the Return of Cultural Objects ePub download

The idea that life is a cosmic phenomenon has a history spanning many centuries and many cultures.

The idea that life is a cosmic phenomenon has a history spanning many centuries and many cultures. In most ancient philosophies of the Orient - for instance in Vedhic and Buddhist writings - the cosmic nature of life is taken for granted: It is regarded as an inherent property of a Universe that is itself infinite, timeless and eternal. As John Berger and others write in Ways of Seeing (London 1972, p. 11): History always constitutes the relation between a present and its past. Consequently fear of the present leads to mystifications of the past.

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PROTT, Lyndel V. – Witnesses to history: a compendium of documents and writings on the return of cultural. PROTT, Lyndel V. – Témoins de l'histoire: recueil de textes et documents relatifs au retour des objets culturels. Paris : UNESCO, 2009. 439 . ill. Paris : UNESCO, 2011. 462 . RENFREW, Colin. Loot, legitimacy and ownership: the ethical crisis in archaeology. London : Duckworth, 2000. 160 p. ROTHFIELD, Lawrence. The Rape of Mesopotamia: Behind the looting of the Iraq Museum. Chicago, Ill. : The University of Chicago Press, 2009.

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Are you interested in the return of cultural objects? Do you want to know more about the fight against illicit trafficking in cultural property? UNESCO has just published the Compendium Witnesses to History edited by Professor Lyndel V. Prott. It is 438 pages of reliable information from some of the worlds leading experts in the field of return and restitution of cultural objects and it extends beyond the purely legal aspect. The Compendium gives an outline of the historical, philosophical and ethical aspects of the return of cultural objects (e.g. cultural objects displaced during war or in colonial contexts), cites past and present cases (Maya Temple Facade, Nigerian Bronzes, United States of America v. Schultz, Parthenon Marbles and many more) and analyses legal issues (bona fide, relevant UNESCO and UNIDROIT Conventions, Supreme Court Decisions, procedure for requests etc.). Witnesses to History is literature appropriate for stude
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