Paris : United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, 2009.
xxvi, 439 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Formatted Contents Note
The history and development of processes for the recovery of cultural heritage / L. V. Prott Extracts from letters to General Miranda 1796 / A-C. Quatremère de Quincy The 'Wiesbaden Manifesto' 1945 United Nations General Assembly Resolution 3187 (XXVIII) 1973. Restitution of works of art to countries victims of expropriation Comments on the establishment of the committee / J. Specht A view in 1981 on the founding of the Committee / G. Lewis A plea for the return of an irreplaceable cultural heritage to those who created it / A-M. M'Bow The Nigerian bronzes case (Allgemeine Versicherungsgesellschaft v. EK) L. v. Indictment Chamber of the Canton of Geneva : extracts from the judgement United Nations Security Council Resolution 1483 of 22 May 2003 on the Situation in Iraq and Kuwait ILA Principles for Cooperation in the Mutual Protection and Transfer of Cultural Material 2006 UNESCO Forum on Memory and Universality, UNESCO Headquarters, Paris, 5 February 2007 The guilt of nations: restitution and negotiating historical injustices / E. Barkan Cosmopolitanism : ethics in a world of strangers / A. K. Appiah Cultural property as national heritage and common human heritage: the problem of reconciling common and individual interests / S. Turner Declaration on the Importance and Value of Universal Museums 2002 The British Museum Press Office Chinese experts demand return of cultural relics The declaration : a contested issue / G. Abungu Universal museums : the view from below / K. Singh Excerpts from 'Restitution and repatriation : guidelines for good practice' 2000 / Museums and Galleries Commission (United Kingdom) A comparison of the Washington and Vilnius Principles and Resolution 1205 / P.J. O'Keefe 'Restitution' : art treasures and war / W. A. Kowalski Japanese swords taken during the occupation after the Second World War / T. Kono Return of cultural property to their countries of origin : Bangladesh, Mali, Western Samoa A preliminary survey of three national situations / ICOM ad hoc Committee for the Return of Cultural Property International law, museums and the return of cultural objects / A. F Vrdoljak The Sanggurah stone : Java or Scotland? Council of Europe 'Recommendation No. R (98) 4 on Measures to Promote the Integrated Conservation of Historic Complexes Composed of Immovable and Movable Property' The Mataatua Declaration and the case of the carved meeting house, Mataatua / H.M. Mead 7 million to renovate meeting house / J. Rowan The Parthenon marbles The Mayan temple facade / D. Freidel Repatriation of sacred objects / P. J. O'Keefe Repatriation as healing the trauma of history / R. Thornton Posing a challenge for the future / M. Simpson Snapshots on the dreaming : photographs of the past and present / J.E. Stanton Sharing knowledge : digital heritage / B. Murphy The return of the Ahayu:da to Zuni Pueblo / W.L. Merrill, E.J. Ladd and T.J. Ferguson The Denver Art Museum / T. J. Ferguson, R. Anyon and E.J. Ladd The Web that connects the heart and mind / M. Youngbird The Smithsonian Institution / W.I. Merrill, E.J. Ladd and T.J. Ferguson The Repatriation of Haida Ancestors / M. Simpson Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act 1990 (United States) Joint Statement by Prime Minister Blair (United Kingdom) and Prime Minister Howard (Australia) on the repatriation of human remains 2003 Human Tissue Act 2004 (United Kingdom): Section 47 Guidance for the care of human remains in museums (United Kingdom) : extracts The return of Inakayal to Patagonia / M. L. Endere The Return of Saartjie Baartman to South Africa The tattooed Maori head (toi moko) in the City of Rouen Museum International Symposium 'from anatomic collections to objects of worship : conservation and exhibition of human remains in museums' 22-23 February 2008 : summary From Nazi plunder to Russian restitution / P.K. Grimsted The Korean archives (The Oe-kyujanggak Books) / Tae-jin Yi and Choong-Hyun Paik Getting it back / R. Crewdson Stolen art : The ubiquitous question of good faith / M-A. Renold Possession and ownership of stolen or otherwise lost works of art / A. Müller-Katzenburg Limitation of actions in art and antiquity claims / R. Redmond-Cooper A disturbing international convention: the UNIDROIT Convention on Cultural Objects / P. Lalive The concepts of original heritage and adoptive heritage in French legislation / M. Cornu The Icelandic sagas (Danish Supreme Court) The McClain/Schultz doctrine : another step against trade in stolen antiquities / P. Gerstenblith United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples 2007 : extracts Principles & guidelines for the protection of the heritage of indigenous people: extracts Litigation: the best remedy? / N. Palmer The recovery of cultural objects by African states through the UNESCO and UNIDROIT Conventions and the role of arbitration / F. Shyllon The Wei Dynasty Boddhisattva The return of relics between churches in different countries The Cypriot Icons in The Netherlands (Lans Case) / S. Matyk Iran v. Barakat : Iran wins Barakat appeal / D. Fincham From Banyoles to Botswana : the return of a Bushman to Africa / N. Parsons, N. And A.K. Segobye The sarcophagus of Akhenaten Return of the remains of seventeen Tasmanian aboriginals UNESCO Facilitation in Qatar 1998 The case of the Khurvin artefacts : Iran v. Wolfcarius The Ptolemaic map of the Spanish National Library The return of ancient textiles to Bolivia from Canada Procedures in the UNESCO Intergovernmental Committee The Hittite cuneiform tablets.
This compendium gives an outline of the historical, philosophical and ethical aspects of the return of cultural objects (e.g. cultural objects displaced during war or in colonial contexts), cites past and present cases (Maya Temple Facade, Nigerian Bronzes, United States of America v. Schultz, Parthenon Marbles and many more) and analyzes legal issues (relevant UNESCO and UNIDROIT Conventions, Supreme Court Decisions, procedure for requests etc.). It examines the ways in which peoples have lost their entire cultural heritage and analyzes the issue of its return and restitution by providing a wide range of perspectives on this subject.--Publisher's description.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages -427) and index.