The Resource The rape of Mesopotamia : behind the looting of the Iraq Museum, Lawrence Rothfield

The rape of Mesopotamia : behind the looting of the Iraq Museum, Lawrence Rothfield

Label
The rape of Mesopotamia : behind the looting of the Iraq Museum
Title
The rape of Mesopotamia
Title remainder
behind the looting of the Iraq Museum
Statement of responsibility
Lawrence Rothfield
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
In April, 2003, as the world watched a statue of Saddam Hussein come crashing down in Baghdad, a mob of looters attacked the Iraq National Museum. The pillaging went unchecked and more than 15,000 artifacts were stolen. This book looks at how this wholesale thievery was allowed to occur
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1956-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Rothfield, Lawrence
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
DS79.76
LC item number
.R68 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Iraq War, 2003-2011
  • Matḥaf al-ʻIrāqī
  • Iraq
  • Archaeological thefts
  • Cultural property
Label
The rape of Mesopotamia : behind the looting of the Iraq Museum, Lawrence Rothfield
Link
http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0823/2008031053.html
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 189-203) and index
Contents
Cultural heritage protection in Iraq before 2003 : the long view -- "Nobody thought of culture" : war-related heritage protection in the early prewar period -- Getting to the postwar planning table -- The meetings -- A punctual disaster : the looting of the National Museum of Iraq -- The world responds -- The slow-motion disaster : post-combat looting of archaeological sites -- Deathwatch for Iraqi antiquities
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xii, 216 p.
Isbn
9780226729459
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2008031053
Other physical details
ill., map
System control number
  • 3233734-01okla_normanlaw
  • (SIRSI)3233734
  • (Sirsi) o234234157
  • (OCoLC)234234157
Label
The rape of Mesopotamia : behind the looting of the Iraq Museum, Lawrence Rothfield
Link
http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0823/2008031053.html
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 189-203) and index
Contents
Cultural heritage protection in Iraq before 2003 : the long view -- "Nobody thought of culture" : war-related heritage protection in the early prewar period -- Getting to the postwar planning table -- The meetings -- A punctual disaster : the looting of the National Museum of Iraq -- The world responds -- The slow-motion disaster : post-combat looting of archaeological sites -- Deathwatch for Iraqi antiquities
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xii, 216 p.
Isbn
9780226729459
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2008031053
Other physical details
ill., map
System control number
  • 3233734-01okla_normanlaw
  • (SIRSI)3233734
  • (Sirsi) o234234157
  • (OCoLC)234234157

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