Cultural heritage conventions and other instruments a compendium with commentaries by Patrick J. O"Keefe

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Published by Institute Of Art And Law in Builth Wells, United Kingdom .

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  • Cultural property,
  • Protection (International law)

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Includes bibliographical references.

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Statementedited by Patrick J. O"Keefe and Lyndel V. Prott
ContributionsPrott, Lyndel V., Institute of Art and Law (Great Britain)
LC ClassificationsK3791 .O377 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 343 p. :
Number of Pages343
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25056962M
ISBN 101903987121
ISBN 109781903987124
LC Control Number2011431279

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