19th Century view of Social Evolution
Change from simple to complex universal
Progress (increasing intelligence,
beauty, goodness) inevitable.
Wests role was to lead others in
progress and civilize less advanced
Charles E. Orser,!r.
Illinois State lJniversity
Upper SaddleRiveq,New Jersey0245g
REQUEST OF THE PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF CHINA TO THE GOVERNMENT OF THE UNITED
STATES OF AMERICA UNDER ARTICLE 9 OF THE 1970 UNESCO CONVENTION
Pillage of archaeological sites and smuggling of cultural artifacts in China has become rampant in recent years
Published in Hong Kong and distributed worldwide, Orientations has been delighting
collectors and connoisseurs of Asian art for over twenty-five years. Every issue is an
authoritative source of information on the many and varied aspects of th
Murowchick, p. 2
Improvements in archaeology in China have been dramatic since the 1950s,
bringing with them stunning changes in our understanding of Chinas ancient cultural
landscape. Two particularly important complementary developments since about 1990
The New York Times
China's Request for Art-Import Ban Stirs Debate, By RANDY KENNEDY; Michael Zao
contributed reporting from Beijing for this article.
Copyright 2005 The New York Times Company. April 1, 2005 Friday
As art dealers and collectors are descen
Wall Street Journal. (Eastern edition).
In the Fray: This Property Claim Should Be Condemned, by Ashton Hawkins and
Kate Fitz Gibbon. New York, N.Y.: Mar 29, 2005.pg.D.6 ISSN/ISBN: 00999660
The Chinese request comes under the Cultural Property Implementat
The Asian Wall Street Journal
PERSONAL JOURNAL: End of An Era, by Karen Mazurkewich, 4 March 2005
(c) 2005 Dow Jones & Company, Inc. To see the edition in which this article appeared,
click here http:/awsj.com.hk/factiva-ns
[Antique dealers go on buying s