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The lost masters : the looting of Europe's treasurehouses / Peter Harclerode and Brendan Pittaway.

By: Harclerode, Peter, 1947-.
Contributor(s): Pittaway, Brendan.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: London : Orion, 2000Description: 320p., [16]p. of plates : illustrations ; 20 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781566492539(pbk).Subject(s): Art thefts -- Germany -- History -- 20th century | World War, 1939-1945 -- Destruction and pillage -- Europe | Art treasures in war -- Europe | World War, 1939-1945 -- Europe -- Art and the warDDC classification:
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

The Lost Masters is the most up-to-date account of the tragic looting of Europe and the victims' attempt to reclaim the precious art heritage.

Originally published: London: Gollancz, 1999.

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Table of contents provided by Syndetics

  • Acknowledgements (p. viii)
  • Preface (p. xi)
  • 1 The Pillage of Europe (p. 1)
  • 2 Licensed to Loot (p. 24)
  • 3 The Thief of Karinhall (p. 46)
  • 4 The Treasure Hunters (p. 76)
  • 5 Operation Ebensburg (p. 99)
  • 6 The Swiss Connection (p. 122)
  • 7 A Wild Goose Chase (p. 146)
  • 8 To the Victors the Spoils (p. 164)
  • 9 Trophies of War (p. 193)
  • 10 The Land of the Free (p. 228)
  • 11 Blood on their Hands (p. 257)
  • 12 Twice Bitten (p. 280)
  • 13 A Can of Worms (p. 313)
  • 14 No End in Sight (p. 331)
  • Epilogue (p. 342)
  • Notes (p. 352)
  • Bibliography (p. 378)
  • Index (p. 391)