The Resource Hitler's last hostages : looted art and the soul of the Third Reich, Mary M. Lane

Hitler's last hostages : looted art and the soul of the Third Reich, Mary M. Lane

Label
Hitler's last hostages : looted art and the soul of the Third Reich
Title
Hitler's last hostages
Title remainder
looted art and the soul of the Third Reich
Statement of responsibility
Mary M. Lane
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The story of art is integral to the story of the rise of Nazi Germany. Adolf Hitler, an artist himself, was obsessed with art--in particular, the aesthetic of a purified regime, scoured of 'degenerate' influences that characterized Germany during the 1920s and 1930s. When they came to power in 1933, Hitler and Goebbels set their aesthetic vision into motion and removed degenerate art from German life: artists fled the country; museums were purged; and great works disappeared, only a fraction of which were rediscovered at the end of the Second World War. Most remained in garrets and cellars, the last hostages of the era of the Reich. In 2013, 1290 works by Chagall, Picasso, Matisse, Otto Dix, Max Beckmann and others were rediscovered. In Hitler's Last Hostages, Mary Lane tells the story of art and the Third Reich, and the fate of Germany's great artists as they fought to survive the Nazi era
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
LBSOR/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Lane, Mary M
Dewey number
364.16/2870943
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
N8795.3.G3
LC item number
L36 2019
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Gurlitt, Hildebrand
  • Hitler, Adolf
  • Art thefts
  • Art treasures in war
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Art
  • Germany
  • Germany
Target audience
adult
Label
Hitler's last hostages : looted art and the soul of the Third Reich, Mary M. Lane
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 273-302) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Wake-up call -- Portrait of the dictator as a young man -- Enigma of war -- Eclipse of the sun -- Adolf's silver hammer -- Bad company corrupts good morals -- Cultural complicity -- Revisionist history -- Our sincere condolences -- Hitler's last hostages -- Epilogue: Business as usual
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
ix, 321 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781610397360
Lccn
2019003411
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
  • on1048445514
  • (OCoLC)1048445514
Label
Hitler's last hostages : looted art and the soul of the Third Reich, Mary M. Lane
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 273-302) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Wake-up call -- Portrait of the dictator as a young man -- Enigma of war -- Eclipse of the sun -- Adolf's silver hammer -- Bad company corrupts good morals -- Cultural complicity -- Revisionist history -- Our sincere condolences -- Hitler's last hostages -- Epilogue: Business as usual
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
ix, 321 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781610397360
Lccn
2019003411
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
  • on1048445514
  • (OCoLC)1048445514

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