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Repatriation of cultural property in museums: a balance of values and national agendas.

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dc.contributor.advisor Williams, Stephen L., 1948-
dc.contributor.author Lemoine, April J.
dc.contributor.other Baylor University. Dept. of Museum Studies. en
dc.date.copyright 2007
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2104/5073
dc.description.abstract The issue of repatriation is global in nature and of great significance to the museum community. The problems involving issues such as nationalism, cultural attitudes, and definitions of ownership, complicate matters when requests for the return of cultural property are made. This study examines case studies that represent some of the primary issues and precedents set in the global repatriation debate. It also examines several national initiatives dealing with the repatriation of native cultural property, to illustrate the current state of repatriation worldwide. Existing values are applied to the case studies and to national initiatives, forming a system that will allow the museum community to objectively carry out the decision-making process of repatriation. en
dc.rights Baylor University theses are protected by copyright. They may be viewed from this source for any purpose, but reproduction or distribution in any format is prohibited without written permission. Contact librarywebmaster@baylor.edu for inquiries about permission. en
dc.subject Cultural Property -- Repatriation. en
dc.subject Elgin marbles. en
dc.subject Rosetta stone. en
dc.subject United States -- Cultural policy. en
dc.subject New Zealand -- Cultural policy. en
dc.subject Australia -- Cultural policy. en
dc.title Repatriation of cultural property in museums: a balance of values and national agendas. en
dc.type Thesis en
dc.description.degree M.A. en
dc.rights.accessrights Worldwide access en
dc.contributor.department Museum Studies. en


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