Download e-book for iPad: Accounting for Violence: Marketing Memory in Latin America by Leigh A. Payne,Ksenija Bilbija

By Leigh A. Payne,Ksenija Bilbija

ISBN-10: 0822350254

ISBN-13: 9780822350255

ISBN-10: 0822350424

ISBN-13: 9780822350422

Accounting for Violence bargains daring new views at the politics of reminiscence in Latin the United States. students from around the humanities and social sciences supply in-depth analyses of the political financial system of reminiscence in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Mexico, Peru, and Uruguay, nations that emerged from authoritarian rule within the Eighties and Nineties. The individuals soak up problems with authenticity and commodification, in addition to the “never back” valuable implicit in reminiscence items and memorial websites. They describe how bookstores, cinemas, theaters, the song undefined, and tv exhibits (and their advertisement sponsors) exchange in testimonial and fictional debts of the authoritarian earlier; how vacationer itineraries have come to incorporate trauma websites and memorial museums; and the way reminiscence reports has emerged as a unique educational box making the most of its personal journals, meetings, ebook sequence, and classes. The reminiscence industry, defined when it comes to items, websites, manufacturers, dealers, shoppers, and buyers, provides a paradoxical scenario. at the one hand, commodifying reminiscence in all probability cheapens it. however, too little public publicity may perhaps restrict expertise of prior human-rights atrocities; such wisdom can help to avoid their recurring.

Contributors. Rebecca J. Atencio, Ksenija Bilbija, Jo-Marie Burt, Laurie Beth Clark, Cath Collins, Susana Draper, Nancy Gates-Madsen, Susana Kaiser, Cynthia E. Milton, Alice A. Nelson, Carmen Oquendo Villar, Leigh A. Payne, José Ramón Ruisánchez Serra, Maria Eugenia Ulfe

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