Claiming the stones/naming the bones : cultural property and the negotiation of national and ethnic identity / edited by Elazar Barkan and Ronald Bush.
Los Angeles : Getty Research Institute,
Cultural property. ; Cultural property - Repatriation. ; Intellectual property. ; Intellectual property - Moral and ethical aspects. ; Group identity. ; Ethnicity.
ix, 371 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
0892366737 (alk. paper);
Cultural property such as works of art, monuments, literature, sacred remains and traditional practices can create a profound sense of communal belonging, yet nothing illuminates the ambiguities of group identity more powerfully than conflicting claims
to such material. Addresses current controversies: Elgin marbles, Kennewick skeleton.
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