Keeping Their Marbles :
How the Treasures of the Past Ended Up in Museums - And Why They Should Stay There
by Tiffany Jenkins
English | 2016 | ISBN: 0199657599 | 380 Pages | True PDF | 61 MB
The fabulous collections housed in the world's most famous museums are trophies from an imperial age. Yet the huge crowds that each year visit the British Museum in London, the Louvre in Paris, or the Metropolitan in New York have little idea that many of the objects on display were acquired by coercion or theft.