Why Do You Think It's Yours? an Exposition of the Jurisprudence Underlying the Debate between Cultural Nationalism and Cultural Internationalism
Sljivic, Ana, The George Washington Journal of International Law and Economics
The perennial argument over whether Britain should return the Elgin Marbles to Greece1 is illustrative of the larger debate between "cultural nationalism" and "cultural internationalism."2 Namely, is cultural property primarily intrinsic to the nation-state of origin, or can be equally compelling claim be made on behalf of the cultural
heritage of mankind? The pertinent issues surrounding the debate are more penetrating than the initial appearance of questions of ownership and protection of cultural property may divulge, however, and revolve around topos of property law,3 the status of illegally exported or stolen cultural objects,4 …
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Publication information: Article title: Why Do You Think It's Yours? an Exposition of the Jurisprudence Underlying the Debate between Cultural Nationalism and Cultural Internationalism. Contributors: Sljivic, Ana - Author. Journal title: The George Washington Journal of International Law and Economics. Volume: 31. Issue: 3 Publication date: January 1, 1997. Page number: 393+. © George Washington University, National Law Center 1996/1997. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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