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Heritage Crime

Progress, Prospects and Prevention

  • Louise Grove
  • Suzie Thomas

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. Introduction

    1. Suzie Thomas, Louise Grove
      Pages 1-10
  3. Heritage Crime around the World

  4. Tackling Heritage Crime

  5. Back Matter
    Pages 231-235

About this book


Bringing together leading academics and practitioners from across the globe, this unique collection explores the emerging field of heritage crime studies. Moving beyond the traditional focus on illicit antiquities, the volume identifies the diversity of crimes that affect heritage and outlines various approaches to prevention.


Heritage crime cultural heritage management crime prevention archaeology heritage studies criminology cultural heritage law crime cultural heritage Museum perception Tradition

Editors and affiliations

  • Louise Grove
    • 1
  • Suzie Thomas
    • 2
  1. 1.Loughborough UniversityUK
  2. 2.University of HelsinkiFinland

About the editors

Bernadine Benson, University of South Africa, South Africa Henri Fouché, University of South Africa, South Africa Sam Hardy, University College London, UK Vesa Laulumaa, National Board of Antiquities, Finland Sergiu Mustea??, Ion Creang? Pedagogical State University, Moldova Ken Pease, University College London, UK Victoria Price, Durham Constabulary, UK Carolyn Shelbourn, University of Sheffield, UK Aiden Sidebottom, University College London, UK Henry Tantaleán, Costen Institute of Archaeology at UCLA, USA Nick Tilley, University College London, UK Helene Vollgraaff, National Heritage Council of South Africa, South Africa Brian Kristian Wennberg, Oslo Police Department, Norway

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