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Whose Culture?: The Promise of Museums and the Debate Over Antiquities

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Whose Culture?: The Promise of Museums and the Debate Over Antiquities - Cuno, James (Editor)
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The international controversy over who owns antiquities has pitted museums against archaeologists and source countries where ancient artifacts are found. In his book Who Owns Antiquity? , James Cuno argued that antiquities are the cultural property of humankind, not of the countries that lay exclusive claim to them. Now in Whose Culture? , Cuno assembles preeminent museum directors, curators, and scholars to explain for themselves what's at stake in this struggle--and why the museums' critics couldn't be more wrong. ...

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Whose Culture?: The Promise of Museums and the Debate Over Antiquities 2012, Princeton University Press, Princeton

ISBN-13: 9780691154435

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Whose Culture?: The Promise of Museums and the Debate Over Antiquities 2009, Princeton University Press, Princeton

ISBN-13: 9780691133331

Hardcover