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Elgin Marbles: The Case for Restitution

ISBN 10: 1844672522 / 1-84467-252-2
ISBN 13: 9781844672523
Publisher: Verso Books
Publication Date: 2008
Binding: Softcover
 

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The Elgin Marbles. The Case for Restitution (ISBN: 9781844672523)
Hitchens, Christopher
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Book Description: Verso Books, London, 2008. Book Condition: New. Language: english. The opening of the Acropolis Museum in Athens in spring 2008 provides the opportunity to re-state the case for the return of the Elgin Marbles to Athens. This title makes a contribution to ensuring that the Marbles return to their place of origin. Print On Demand. Bookseller Inventory # 5049493

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The Elgin Marbles: The Case for Restitution (Paperback) (ISBN: 9781844672523)
Hitchens, Christopher
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Book Description: Verso Books, United Kingdom, 2008. Paperback. Book Condition: New. New, Updated. 203 x 127 mm. Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****. The opening of the New Acropolis Museum in Athens in spring 2008 provides the opportunity to re-state the case for the return of the Elgin Marbles to Athens. The British Museum s long-standing objection that there is nowhere in Athens to house the Marbles is answered in emphatic style. Meanwhile, decisions concerning the restitution of cultural artefacts are increasingly recognized as of national importance, and are no longer left solely to curators and museum directors. With new contributions from leading authorities, this new edition of Christopher Hitchens elegantly argued and characteristically forthright book will make a powerful contribution to ensuring that the Marbles return to their place of origin. Bookseller Inventory # AAV9781844672523

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The Elgin Marbles: The Case for Restitution (Paperback) (ISBN: 9781844672523)
Hitchens, Christopher
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Book Description: Verso Books, United Kingdom, 2008. Paperback. Book Condition: New. New, Updated. 203 x 127 mm. Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****.The opening of the New Acropolis Museum in Athens in spring 2008 provides the opportunity to re-state the case for the return of the Elgin Marbles to Athens. The British Museum s long-standing objection that there is nowhere in Athens to house the Marbles is answered in emphatic style. Meanwhile, decisions concerning the restitution of cultural artefacts are increasingly recognized as of national importance, and are no longer left solely to curators and museum directors. With new contributions from leading authorities, this new edition of Christopher Hitchens elegantly argued and characteristically forthright book will make a powerful contribution to ensuring that the Marbles return to their place of origin. Bookseller Inventory # AAV9781844672523

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The Parthenon Marbles (ISBN: 9781844672523)
Hitchens, Christopher
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Book Description: Verso Books 01/02/2014, 2014. Paperback. Book Condition: New. New Book. This item is printed on demand. Shipped from US This item is printed on demand. Bookseller Inventory # IH-9781844672523

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Elgin Marbles (ISBN: 1844672522 / 1-84467-252-2)
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Book Description: Verso Books 01/04/2014, 2014. Paperback. Book Condition: New. New Book. This item is printed on demand. Shipped from UK. This item is printed on demand. Bookseller Inventory # IQ-9781844672523

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The Parthenon Marbles: The Case for Reunification (ISBN: 1844672522 / 1-84467-252-2)
Hitchens, Christopher
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The Parthenon Marbles: The Case for Reunification (Updated) (ISBN: 9781844672523)
Hitchens, Christopher
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Book Description: Paperback. Book Condition: New. This item is printed on demand. Paperback. With the opening of the New Acropolis Museum in Athens, bestselling author Christopher Hitchens states the case for reunification. The Parthenon Marbles (formerly known as the Elgin Marbles), designed and executed by Pheidias to adorn the Parthenon, are perhaps the greatest of all classical sculptures. In 1801, Lord Elgin, then ambassador to the Turkish government, had chunks of the frieze sawn off and shipped to England, where they were subsequently seized by Parliament and sold to the British Museum to help pay off Elgins debts. This scandal, exacerbated by the inept handling of the scultpures by their self-appointed guardians, remains unresolved to this day. In his fierce, eloquent account of a shameful piece of British imperial history, Christopher Hitchens makes the moral, artistic, legal and political case for re-unifying the Parthenon frieze in Athens. The opening of the New Acropolis Museum emphatically trumps the British Museums long-standing (if always questionable) objection that there is nowehere in Athens to house the Parthenon Marbles. With contributions by Nadine Gordimer and Professor Charalambos Bouras, The Parthenon Marbles will surely enbd all arguments about where these great treasures belong, and help bring a two-centuries-old disgrace to a just conclusion. This item ships from La Vergne,TN. book. Bookseller Inventory # 9781844672523

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The Parthenon Marbles: The Case for Reunification (Paperback) (ISBN: 1844672522 / 1-84467-252-2)
Hitchens, Christopher
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Book Description: Paperback. Book Condition: New. 08001st. 131mm x 14mm x 197mm. Paperback. The Parthenon Marbles (formerly known as the Elgin Marbles), designed and executed by Pheidias to adorn the Parthenon, are perhaps the greatest of all classical sculp.Shipping may be from our UK, US or Australian warehouse depending on stock availability. This item is printed on demand. 161 pages. 0.213. Bookseller Inventory # 9781844672523

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The Parthenon Marbles: The Case for Reunification (ISBN: 9781844672523)
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Book Description: VERSO, 2008. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 13.08 x 19.74 cm. The Elgin Marbles, designed and executed by Phidias to adorn the Parthenon, are some of the most beautiful sculptures of ancient Greece. In 1801 Lord Elgin, then British ambassador to the Turkish government in Athens, had pieces of the frieze sawed off and removed to Britain, where they remain. Here Christopher Hitchens recounts the history of these precious sculptures and forcefully makes the case for their return to Greece.Our orders are sent from our warehouse locally or directly from our international distributors to allow us to offer you the best possible price and delivery time. book. Bookseller Inventory # MM-00233731

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