TITLE

PREVENTING PILLAGE AND PROMOTING POLITICS: THE DUAL GOALS OF THE 2009 US-CHINA BILATERAL AGRREMENT TO RESTRICT IMPORTS OF CHINESE CULTURAL PROPERTY

AUTHOR(S)
Schechter, Rhonda
PUB. DATE
December 2009
SOURCE
Art, Antiquity & Law;Dec2009, Vol. 14 Issue 4, p317
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the U.S.-China bilateral agreement, highlighting its explicit and implicit goals such as the prevention of the pillage of Chinese cultural property and the promotion of the political relationship between the U.S. and China. It offers an overview of the agreement as well as explores the likelihood that the agreement will attain its goals of preserving the Chinese cultural property. It provides information on the request of the Chinese government to the U..S. which was made under the 1970 UNESCO Convention on the Means of Prohibiting and Preventing the Illicit Import, Export, and Transfer of Ownership of Cultural Property.
ACCESSION #
55028032

 

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