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Product NameThe Rape Of Europa: The Fate Of Europe's Treasures In The Third Reich And The Second World War
LanguageEnglish
CategoryBook / Magazine / Publication
Short DescriptionPaperback
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SKU9780679756866
Price New8.67 US Dollars    (curriencies)
Price Used2.49 US Dollars    (curriencies)
Width1.03 inches    (convert)
Height8 inches    (convert)
Length5.21 inches    (convert)
Weight17.44 ounces    (convert)
AuthorLynn H. Nicholas
Page Count512
BindingPaperback
Published04/25/1995
FeaturesVintage
Long DescriptionWinner of the National Book Critics Circle Award

The cast of characters includes Hitler and Goering, Gertrude Stein and Marc Chagall--not to mention works by artists from Leonardo da Vinci to Pablo Picasso. And the story told in this superbly researched and suspenseful book is that of the Third Reich's war on European culture and the Allies' desperate effort to preserve it.

From the Nazi purges of "Degenerate Art" and Goering's shopping sprees in occupied Paris to the perilous journey of the Mona Lisa from Paris and the painstaking reclamation of the priceless treasures of liberated Italy, The Rape of Europa is a sweeping narrative of greed, philistinism, and heroism that combines superlative scholarship with a compelling drama.
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