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The Resource Hope diamond : the legendary history of a cursed gem, Richard Kurin

Hope diamond : the legendary history of a cursed gem, Richard Kurin

Label
Hope diamond : the legendary history of a cursed gem
Title
Hope diamond
Title remainder
the legendary history of a cursed gem
Statement of responsibility
Richard Kurin
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1950-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Kurin, Richard
Dewey number
736/.23
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
NK7663
LC item number
.K87 2006
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Hope diamond
Label
Hope diamond : the legendary history of a cursed gem, Richard Kurin
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [331]-376) and index
Contents
Prologue -- Gift of the nation -- Legend delivered -- The East -- Tavernier's quest -- Golconda's wealth -- Cosmic gem -- The West -- The French blue -- Insignia of the golden fleece -- Stolen crown jewel -- Revolutionary bribe -- Caroline's legacy -- Contraband -- George's trophy -- Hope's collectible -- Brunswick's obsession -- From heirloom to valuable -- Ornament of the East -- Love commodity -- Unlucky inventory -- Cartier's story -- McLean's temptation -- Modernity's cruse -- Yohe's prop -- High society talisman -- Winston's baby -- Tax deduction -- America's diamond -- Museum specimen 217868 -- National treasure -- Collection keystone -- Missing pieces? -- Pop icon -- Exorcising the curse
Control code
ocm61859911
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xii, 388 p.
Isbn
9780060873516
Lccn
2005054449
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(Sirsi) l2005054449
Label
Hope diamond : the legendary history of a cursed gem, Richard Kurin
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [331]-376) and index
Contents
Prologue -- Gift of the nation -- Legend delivered -- The East -- Tavernier's quest -- Golconda's wealth -- Cosmic gem -- The West -- The French blue -- Insignia of the golden fleece -- Stolen crown jewel -- Revolutionary bribe -- Caroline's legacy -- Contraband -- George's trophy -- Hope's collectible -- Brunswick's obsession -- From heirloom to valuable -- Ornament of the East -- Love commodity -- Unlucky inventory -- Cartier's story -- McLean's temptation -- Modernity's cruse -- Yohe's prop -- High society talisman -- Winston's baby -- Tax deduction -- America's diamond -- Museum specimen 217868 -- National treasure -- Collection keystone -- Missing pieces? -- Pop icon -- Exorcising the curse
Control code
ocm61859911
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xii, 388 p.
Isbn
9780060873516
Lccn
2005054449
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(Sirsi) l2005054449

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