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The rape of Europa : the fate of Europe's treasures in the Third Reich and the Second World War

The Third Reich's senseless purges and war on European cultural artefacts are profiled by Nicholas, who describes how art treasures were both perserved and destroyed.

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  • "The Third Reich's senseless purges and war on European cultural artefacts are profiled by Nicholas, who describes how art treasures were both perserved and destroyed."@en
  • "The treasures of Quedlinburg ... the Trojan gold ... the Amber Room. These fabled objects are only the tiny summit of an immense mountain of artifacts - artistic, religious, historic - that were sold, confiscated, stolen, dismembered, defaced, destroyed, or buried as Europe succumbed first to the greed and fury of the Nazis and then to the ravages of war. Now, in a riveting account brimming with tales of courage and sacrifice, of venality and beastliness, Lynn H. Nicholas meticulously reconstructs the full story of this act of cultural rape and its aftermath. In doing so, she offers a new perspective on the history of the Third Reich and of World War II."
  • "The treasures of Quedlinburg ... the Trojan gold ... the Amber Room. These fabled objects are only the tiny summit of an immense mountain of artifacts - artistic, religious, historic - that were sold, confiscated, stolen, dismembered, defaced, destroyed, or buried as Europe succumbed first to the greed and fury of the Nazis and then to the ravages of war. Now, in a riveting account brimming with tales of courage and sacrifice, of venality and beastliness, Lynn H. Nicholas meticulously reconstructs the full story of this act of cultural rape and its aftermath. In doing so, she offers a new perspective on the history of the Third Reich and of World War II."@en
  • "-- Mona Lisa From the Trade Paperback edition."

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  • "The Rape of Europa : The Fate of Europe's Treasures in the Third Reich and the Second World War"
  • "The rape of Europa : the fate of Europe's treasures in the Third Reich and the Second World War"
  • "The rape of Europa : the fate of Europe's treasures in the Third Reich and the Second World War"@en
  • "The rape of Europa the fate of Europe's traesures in the Third Reich and the Second World War"
  • "The rape of Europa the fate of Europe's treasures in the Third Reich and the Second World War"@en
  • "The rape of Europa the fate of Europe's treasures in the Third Reich and the Second World War"
  • "The rape of Europa : the fate of Europe's trasures in the third reich and the second world war"
  • "The Rape of Europa : the fate of Europe's treasures in the Third Reich and the Second World War"