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The Elgin Affair


Author : Theodore Vrettos
language : en
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing Inc.
Release Date : 2011


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This story of the Elgin marbles re-creates in full detail "the greatest art theft in history."

Thinking About The Elgin Marbles


Author : John Henry Merryman
language : en
Publisher: Kluwer Law International
Release Date : 2009


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The new edition of this insightful work begins with a critical reexamination of the rival Greek and British claims to the Elgin Marbles. That case study identifies the questions that continue to dominate the growing international debate about cultural property policy and which are subsequently explored in a newly expanded array of essays. The work goes on to pay particular attention to the law and policy relating to cultural property export controls and the evolution and development of the 1995 UNIDROIT Convention on the Return of Stolen and Illegally Exported Cultural Property. The second part of this highly regarded book addresses a number of contemporary art law issues in essays on counterfeit art, the moral rights of artists, the artist's resale right (droit de suite),the litigation over the Mark Rothko estate, and problems of museum trustee negligence, conflict of interests, and misuse of inside information.

Mistress Of The Elgin Marbles


Author : Susan Nagel
language : en
Publisher: Harper Collins
Release Date : 2010-10-19


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The remarkable Mary Nisbet was the Countess of Elgin in Romantic-era Scotland and the wife of the seventh Earl of Elgin. When Mary accompanied her husband to diplomatic duty in Turkey, she changed history. She helped bring the smallpox vaccine to the Middle East, struck a seemingly impossible deal with Napoleon, and arranged the removal of famous marbles from the Parthenon. But all of her accomplishments would be overshadowed, however, by her scandalous divorce. Drawing from Mary's own letters, scholar Susan Nagel tells Mary's enthralling, inspiring, and suspenseful story in vibrant detail.

The Elgin Affair


Author : Theodore Vrettos
language : en
Publisher: Arcade Pub
Release Date : 1998-09-01


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Describes the theft in 1800 of Greek sculptures from the Parthenon by British ambassador Lord Elgin, and the long battle between Greece and England for their ownership

Grasmere 2008 Selected Papers From The Wordsworth Summer Conference


Author : Richard Gravil (ed.)
language : en
Publisher: Humanities-Ebooks
Release Date : 2009


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A selection of lectures and papers from the 2008 Wordsworth Summer Conference.

Lord Elgin S Lady


Author : Theodore Vrettos
language : en
Publisher: Backinprint.Com
Release Date : 2001-08-01


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This is a fictionalized version of The Elgin Affair which was a New York Times Notable Book of 1998 (Non-Fiction). Lord Elgin’s Lady received glowing reviews throughout America, and was a Kirkus Starred Review.

Ancient Marbles In Great Britain


Author : Adolf Michaelis
language : en
Publisher:
Release Date : 1882


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