Great Art Thefts

Guillain, Charlotte (Book - 2013)
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Great Art Thefts examines famous art crimes and the hunt to find the thieves. Part of the Treasure Hunters series, 'Great Art Thefts' offers a crosscurricular mix of science & technology and history, with a fun, dramatic approach. Art thefts covered in the book include the Mona Lisa, the Scream, the Millennium theft from the Ashmolean Museum, and the greatest ever single art theft: the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum heist. The book also looks at the motives for these crimes, and the measure that can be taken to protect valuable works of art from unscrupulous criminals.
Authors: Guillain, Charlotte
Title: Great art thefts
Publisher: Chicago, Illinois :, Capstone Raintree,, [2013]
Edition: 1 edition.
Characteristics: 48 pages :,color illustrations ;,22 cm
Content Type: text
Media Type: unmediated
Carrier Type: volume
Contents: Valuable but vulnerable
Missing Mona Lisa
Boston burglary
Stealing The Scream
New Year's theft
Protecting art.
Local Note: 15 118 167 243
ISBN: 1410949516
Statement of Responsibility: Charlotte Guillain
Copyright Date: ♭2013
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Subject Headings: Art thefts Juvenile literature.
Topical Term: Art thefts
LCCN: 2012012759
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