Books by Lynn H. Nicholas

Lynn H. Nicholas was born in New London, Connecticut, and educated in the United States, England, and Spain. The Rape of Europa has been translated into more than a dozen languages. It inspired an international movement to locate and repatriate works of a

Released: May 3, 1994

A sprawling, vivid look at the fate of Europe's artworks during WW II. ``Never,'' states Nicholas in her admirably accomplished first book, ``had works of art been so important to a political movement and never had they been moved about on such a vast scale....'' Charting this unprecedented movement, Nicholas begins with the Nazis' twofold ``purification'' effort to ban ``degenerate'' culture and to scour public and private collections of enemy lands and races for nobly Germanic art. Read full book review >