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The Resource The rape of Europa : the fate of Europe's treasures in the Third Reich and the Second World War, Lynn H. Nicholas

The rape of Europa : the fate of Europe's treasures in the Third Reich and the Second World War, Lynn H. Nicholas

Label
The rape of Europa : the fate of Europe's treasures in the Third Reich and the Second World War
Title
The rape of Europa
Title remainder
the fate of Europe's treasures in the Third Reich and the Second World War
Statement of responsibility
Lynn H. Nicholas
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The Third Reich's senseless purges and war on European cultural artefacts are profiled by Nicholas, who describes how art treasures were both perserved and destroyed
Cataloging source
GZX
Dewey number
709/.04/3
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
N8795.3.E85
LC item number
N53 1995
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
The rape of Europa : the fate of Europe's treasures in the Third Reich and the Second World War, Lynn H. Nicholas
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: New York : Knopf, c1994
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [467]-475) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue: they had four years: Germany before the War: the Nazi art purges -- Period of adjustment: the Nazi collectors organize: Austria provides, Europe hides -- Eastern orientations: Poland, 1939-1945 -- Lives and property: invasion of the West: the Nazi art machine in Holland -- Lenity and cruelty: occupied France: protection and confiscation -- Business and pleasure: France: the art market flourishes; Nazi Kultur withers -- Plus ça change: the invasion of the Soviet Union -- Inch by inch: the launching of the Allied Protection Effort -- The red-hot rake: Italy, 1943-1945 -- Touch and go: the Allies take over: Northern Europe, 1944-1945 -- Ashes and darkness: treasure hunts in the ruined Reich, 1945 -- Mixed motives: the temptation of Germany's homeless collections -- The art of the possible: fifty years of restitution and recovery
Control code
1542292
Dimensions
20 cm
Edition
First Vintage Books edition
Extent
x, 498 pages
Isbn
9780679756866
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1542292
  • (Sirsi) 1542292
  • (OCoLC)32531154
  • (OCoLC)32531154
Label
The rape of Europa : the fate of Europe's treasures in the Third Reich and the Second World War, Lynn H. Nicholas
Publication
Note
Originally published: New York : Knopf, c1994
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [467]-475) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue: they had four years: Germany before the War: the Nazi art purges -- Period of adjustment: the Nazi collectors organize: Austria provides, Europe hides -- Eastern orientations: Poland, 1939-1945 -- Lives and property: invasion of the West: the Nazi art machine in Holland -- Lenity and cruelty: occupied France: protection and confiscation -- Business and pleasure: France: the art market flourishes; Nazi Kultur withers -- Plus ça change: the invasion of the Soviet Union -- Inch by inch: the launching of the Allied Protection Effort -- The red-hot rake: Italy, 1943-1945 -- Touch and go: the Allies take over: Northern Europe, 1944-1945 -- Ashes and darkness: treasure hunts in the ruined Reich, 1945 -- Mixed motives: the temptation of Germany's homeless collections -- The art of the possible: fifty years of restitution and recovery
Control code
1542292
Dimensions
20 cm
Edition
First Vintage Books edition
Extent
x, 498 pages
Isbn
9780679756866
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1542292
  • (Sirsi) 1542292
  • (OCoLC)32531154
  • (OCoLC)32531154

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