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Author Nicholas, Lynn H.

Title The rape of Europa : the fate of Europe's treasures in the Third Reich and the Second World War / Lynn H. Nicholas.

Published New York : Knopf, 1994.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  709.043 NICH    DUE 11-10-20
Edition 1st ed.
Physical description x, 498 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Notes "A Borzoi book"--T.p. verso.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [467]-475) and index.
Contents I. Prologue: They Had Four Years: Germany Before the War: The Nazi Art Purges -- II. Period of Adjustment: The Nazi Collectors Organize; Austria Provides, Europe Hides -- III. Eastern Orientations: Poland, 1939-1945 -- IV. Lives and Property: Invasion of the West; The Nazi Art Machine in Holland -- V. Lenity and Cruelty: Occupied France: Protection and Confiscation -- VI. Business and Pleasure: France: The Art Market Flourishes; Nazi Kultur Withers -- VII. Plus ca change: The Invasion of the Soviet Union -- VIII. Inch by Inch: The Launching of the Allied Protection Effort -- IX. The Red-Hot Rake: Italy, 1943-1945 -- X. Touch and Go: The Allies Take Over: Northern Europe, 1944-1945 -- XI. Ashes and Darkness: Treasure Hunts in the Ruined Reich, 1945 -- XII. Mixed Motives: The Temptation of Germany's Homeless Collections -- XIII. The Art of the Possible: Fifty Years of Restitution and Recovery.
Subject Art thefts -- Europe.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Art and the war.
Germany -- Cultural policy.
Germany -- Politics and government -- 1933-1945.
ISBN 0679400699