Spoils of War by Elizabeth Simpson

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An illustrated volume features records of the 1995 international symposium among government representatives, curators, archaeologists, and historians dealing with the disputed ownership of the vast cultural property stolen or lost during World War II."
 

About Elizabeth Simpson

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Simpson is a writer specializing in alternative health and personal development.
 
Published February 1, 1997 by Harry N. Abrams. 328 pages
Genres: History, Political & Social Sciences, Education & Reference, Arts & Photography, War, Law & Philosophy. Non-fiction

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The subject is very much a work in progress, since although some major treasures like the Quedlinburg medieval art booty, stolen by an American GI, was sold back to Germany by his heirs, a vast trove of artwork looted by the Soviets after the war and exposed in a 1991 ArtNews feature are as far a...

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