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Chasing Aphrodite: the hunt for looted antiquities at the world's richest museum

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Drawing on a trove of confidential museum records and frank interviews, Felch and Frammolino give a fly-on-the-wall account of the inner workings of a world-class museum and tell the story of the Getty's dealings in the illegal antiquities trade. Fast-paced and compelling, "Chasing Aphrodite" exposes the layer of dirt beneath the polished facade of the museum business.
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subject_facetClassical antiquities -- Destruction and pillage
Cultural property -- Repatriation -- California -- Malibu
Cultural property -- Repatriation -- Italy
Electronic books
J. Paul Getty Museum -- Corrupt practices
title_displayChasing Aphrodite : the hunt for looted antiquities at the world's richest museum
title_fullChasing Aphrodite : the hunt for looted antiquities at the world's richest museum / Jason Felch and Ralph Frammolino
Chasing Aphrodite : the hunt for looted antiquities at the world's richest museum [electronic resource] / Jason Felch and Ralph Frammolino
Chasing Aphrodite The Hunt for Looted Antiquities at the World's Richest Museum
title_shortChasing Aphrodite
title_subthe hunt for looted antiquities at the world's richest museum
topic_facetAntiques
Art
Classical antiquities
Corrupt practices
Cultural property
Destruction and pillage
Electronic books
Nonfiction
Repatriation
True Crime