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Legal and Ethical Issues in Numismatics Supplemental Reading Bibliography
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Legal and Ethical Issues in Numismatics Supplemental Reading Bibliography

Atwood, R. Stealing History. Tomb Raiders, Smugglers, and the Looting of the Ancient World (New York, 2004). A fascinating chronicle of the looting of the Moche tombs of Peru.

Brodie, N., J. Doole and C. Renfrew (eds) Trade in Illicit Antiquities: The Destruction of the World’s Archeological Heritage (Cambridge, 2001). Twenty essays on the incidence of looting in many countries, from the archeologist’s perspective.

Brodie, N. and K.W. Tubb (eds) Illicit Antiquities. The Theft of Culture and the Extinction of Archeology (London, 2002). A collection of 16 essays dealing with the problem and consequences of looting in various countries, primarily from the…

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