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Cultural objects and reparative justice, a legal and historical analysis, Patty Gerstenblith.

Summary
'Cultural Objects and Reparative Justice' provides a comprehensive legal and historical analysis surrounding the question of where cultural objects removed without consent should be located. Following an interdisciplinary approach based in law, history, art history, anthropology, and archaeology, this book proposes a paradigm for reparations
Table Of Contents
Intro -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Preface -- Series Editors' Preface -- Acknowledgements -- Contents -- List of Illustrations -- Table of Cases -- Table of Instruments -- List of Abbreviations -- 1. Introduction -- 1.1 Introduction -- 1.2 Defining Culture and Cultural Objects -- 1.3 Defining Cultural Property and Cultural Heritage -- 1.4 Interests and Authority -- 1.4.1 International Community -- 1.4.2 States -- 1.4.3 Local and Descendant Communities -- 1.4.4 Contextualism -- 1.5 Structure -- 2. Origins of the Debate Concerning Location of Cultural Objects -- 2.1 Introduction -- 2.2 Armed Conflict and Cultural Objects: Antiquity to the Beginning of the Modern Era -- 2.2.1 Antiquity to the French Revolution -- 2.2.2 The French Revolution -- 2.2.3 The Napoleonic Wars and Their Aftermath -- 2.3 The Encyclopedic or Universal Museum -- 2.4 Development of the Study of the Past as a Science -- 2.4.1 Early Exploration of the Past -- 2.4.2 Towards the Science of Archaeology -- 2.4.3 Archaeology and Imperialism -- 2.5 Conclusion -- 3. Historical Appropriations/Historical Claims -- 3.1 Introduction -- 3.2 The Parthenon Sculptures -- 3.2.1 The Sculptures in Antiquity -- 3.2.2 The Sculptures in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries -- 3.2.3 The Parthenon Sculptures as Contemporary Symbol -- 3.2.4 The Rescue Narrative and Contextualism -- 3.3 The Yuanmingyuan Palace Complex -- 3.4 The Benin Cultural Objects -- 3.5 Conclusion -- 4. Appropriation of Archaeological Heritage: Market Demand and Legal Responses -- 4.1 Introduction -- 4.2 The Role of the International Market in Antiquities -- 4.2.1 Loss of Cultural and Intellectual Capital -- 4.2.2 Loss to Knowledge -- 4.2.3 Physical Integrity -- 4.2.4 Forgeries -- 4.2.5 Funding of Armed Conflict and Other Criminal Activity -- 4.3 Legal Responses
Language
eng
Literary Form
non fiction
Edition
First edition.
Note
This edition also issued in print: 2023
Physical Description
1 online resource (406 pages)
Specific Material Designation
remote
Form Of Item
online
Isbn
9780192872128

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