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The Resource Saving Mona Lisa : the battle to protect the Louvre and its treasures from the Nazis, Gerri Chanel

Saving Mona Lisa : the battle to protect the Louvre and its treasures from the Nazis, Gerri Chanel

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Saving Mona Lisa : the battle to protect the Louvre and its treasures from the Nazis
Title
Saving Mona Lisa
Title remainder
the battle to protect the Louvre and its treasures from the Nazis
Statement of responsibility
Gerri Chanel
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In 1939, curators at the Louvre nestled the world's most famous painting into a special red velvet-lined case and spirited her away to the Loire Valley. So began the biggest evacuation of art and antiquities in history. As the Germans neared Paris in 1940, the French raced to move the masterpieces still further south, then again and again during the war, crisscrossing the southwest of France. Throughout the German occupation, the Louvre's staff fought to keep the priceless treasures out of enemy hands, often risking their lives to protect the country's artistic heritage. This is the sweeping, suspenseful narrative of their battle
Cataloging source
YDX
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Chanel, Gerri
Dewey number
940.53
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Musée du Louvre
  • Art treasures in war
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Cultural property
  • France
  • Musée du Louvre
  • German Occupation of France (1940-1945)
  • World War (1939-1945)
  • Art treasures in war
  • Cultural property
  • France
Label
Saving Mona Lisa : the battle to protect the Louvre and its treasures from the Nazis, Gerri Chanel
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Includes index
  • Originally published: New York: Heliopa Press, 2014
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [331]-370)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
  • cri
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
on1032279877
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xix, 377 pages
Isbn
9781785784163
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
(OCoLC)1032279877
Label
Saving Mona Lisa : the battle to protect the Louvre and its treasures from the Nazis, Gerri Chanel
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Includes index
  • Originally published: New York: Heliopa Press, 2014
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [331]-370)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
  • cri
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
on1032279877
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xix, 377 pages
Isbn
9781785784163
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
(OCoLC)1032279877

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