The brutish museums : the Benin Bronzes, colonial violence and cultural restitution

Dan Hicks

Walk into any Western museum today and you will see the curated spoils of Empire. They sit behind plate glass: dignified, tastefully lit. Accompanying pieces of card offer a name, date and place of origin. They do not mention that the objects are all stolen. Few artefacts embody this history of rapa...

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Main Author: Hicks, Dan, 1972- (Author)
Format: Book
Published: London : Pluto Press, 2021.
Physical Description:xxii, 345 pages, 16 pages of plates : illustrations (chiefly colour) ; 20 cm
ISBN(s):9780745346229 : paperback
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