Loot, Legitimacy and Ownership The Ethical Crisis in Archaeology
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Description: Archaeology is being undermined by clandestine and unpublished digging of archaeological sites for gain. Colin Renfrew uncovers the misunderstanding and hypocrisy that is causing this crisis in an attempt to find an international solution.
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Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing Plc
Publication date: 10/20/2000
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.25" long x 0.50" tall
|List of illustrations|
|The destruction of the past|
|Unprovenanced antiquities: the role of the private collector and dealer|
|Causes for concern: illegitimate acquisition and reluctant restitution|
|A universal problem: Asia, Africa, America|
|Ineffective safeguards and evolving moralities|
|Antiquities in England: the local view|
|Envoi: the past has an uncertain future|
|Appendices: Conventions, Resolutions, Documents|
|The UNESCO Convention (1970)|
|The Unidroit Convention (1995)|
|The Philadelphia Declaration (1970)|
|International Council of Museums, Code of Professional Ethics|
|Policy Statement by the Trustees of the British Museum (1998)|
|Resolution of the Council of the British Academy (1998)|
|Writ of Summons in the Sevso Case, London (1991)|
|The Treasure Act for England and Wales (1996)|
|The European Council on the export of cultural goods (1992)|
|The Cambridge Resolution (1999)|