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Vol 22 No 4 April/May 2017

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This book is now Out of Print.
A new edition has been published, the details can be seen here:
Art, Cultural Heritage, and the Law: Cases and Materials 3rd ed isbn 9781611632040

Art, Cultural Heritage, and the Law: Cases and Materials 2nd ed

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ISBN13: 9781594605437
New Edition ISBN: 9781611632040
Published: July 2008
Publisher: Carolina Academic Press
Country of Publication: USA
Format: Hardback
Price: Out of print



Art, Cultural Heritage, and the Law is one of the first legal casebooks to address the rapidly emerging fields of art and cultural heritage law, utilizing an interdisciplinary approach. This book addresses artists’ rights (freedom of expression, copyright, moral rights and rights in architectural works and historic preservation); the functioning of the art market (dealers and auction houses, warranties of quality and authenticity, transfer of title and recovery of stolen art works, and the role of museums), and finally cultural heritage (the fate of art works and cultural objects in time of war, the international trade in art works and cultural objects, the archaeological and underwater heritage of the United States, and indigenous cultures, focusing on restitution of Native American cultural objects and human remains, and appropriation of indigenous culture).

The new 2nd edition, available summer 2008, retains the basic structure of the first edition while updating case law, policies and events. It includes recent materials and developments, such as new cases (Malevich v. City of Amsterdam, resolution of the Barnes dispute, recent deaccessioning disputes, Iran v. Barakat, U.S. v. Ligon), recent restitutions of ancient art works from US museums to Italy and other countries, and new museum policies.

There is also an expansion of treatment of underwater cultural heritage, historic preservation, and archaeological resources.