Keeping Their Marbles

Keeping Their Marbles
Author : Tiffany Jenkins
Publisher : Oxford University Press
Total Pages : 384
Release : 2018-02-08
ISBN 10 : 9780198817185
ISBN 13 : 0198817185
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Keeping Their Marbles Book Description:

The story of how the museums of the West acquired their fabulous collections, from the Benin Bronzes to Native American sacred objects, and why they should not by returned to the lands -- or the people -- from which they came.

Keeping Their Marbles
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