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Bibliophiles and bibliothieves : the search for the Hildebrandslied and the Willehalm Codex / Opritsa D. Popa ; with a preface by Winder McConnell
Bib ID 4313547
Format BookBook
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Popa, Opritsa D
 
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Description Berlin, Germany : W. de Gruyter, c2003 
xvi, 265 p. : ill., map, ports., facsims. ; 24 cm. 
ISBN 3110177307
9783110177305
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Cultural property studies.

Full contents
  • Machine derived contents note: Contents
  • List of Illustrations iii
  • Preface vii
  • Introduction and Acknowledgments 1
  • Timeline 7
  • 1: "They've sown the wind and now they reap the whirlwind" 12
  • 2: "Habent sua fata libelli" - Books have their own destiny 38
  • 3: Countdown to surrender 60
  • 4: "Protect and respect those symbols" 78
  • 5: Of US Safekeepers, Soviet Trophy Commissars
 
Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [241]-254) and index.

Subjects Art treasures in war -- Germany.  |  Cultural property -- Germany.  |  World War, 1939-1945 -- Germany -- Art and the war.  |  World War, 1939-1945 -- Germany -- Destruction and pillage.

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