Whose Heritage?

John Gould argues for the return of national treasures ... while Malcolm McLeod expresses reservations ...

The question whether or not to return what are currently called 'cultural properties' (such as the Elgin Marbles) to their countries of origin is not an easy question to answer and it raises some quite complicated issues.

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