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Looted

Donald Kirk

Looted

the Philippines after the bases

by Donald Kirk

  • 86 Want to read
  • 21 Currently reading

Published by Macmillan in Basingstoke .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Philippines -- Politics and government -- 1986-,
  • Philippines -- Foreign relations -- United States.,
  • United States -- Foreign relations -- Philippines.,
  • Philippines -- Economic conditions -- 1986-

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [234]-239) and index.

    StatementDonald Kirk.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 248p. :
    Number of Pages248
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17368866M
    ISBN 10033373114X

      Kirkus Reviews Issue: May 1, (see Book 4) and offers trendy anti-bullying wish fulfillment. Not that there aren’t pranks and envelope-pushing quips aplenty. To start, in an alternate ending to the previous episode, Principal Krupp ends up in prison (“ a lot like being a student at Jerome Horwitz Elementary School, except that. The book was returned to the family as part of a German initiative to return Nazi looted heirlooms to their rightful owners. Berl Schor and his son David, an attorney, flew to Berlin to accept the book from the University of Potsdam on Monday and reunite it with the family’s extensive collection in Israel.   Interpol and the University of Chicago have fastidiously maintained databases for objects looted from museum. Ethiopian Treasures Stolen by British May Return Home, But Only on Loan ; A Masterful $ Million Dollar Rare-Book Heist Stuns Community ; Decaying and Looted Pompeii Gets a Big Infusion of Care from the Italian Government ; Demand Author: Ancient-Origins.


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