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By Leigh A. Payne,Ksenija Bilbija

Accounting for Violence deals 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, international locations that emerged from authoritarian rule within the Eighties and Nineties. The individuals absorb problems with authenticity and commodification, in addition to the “never back” relevant implicit in reminiscence items and memorial websites. They describe how bookstores, cinemas, theaters, the song undefined, and tv indicates (and their advertisement sponsors) exchange in testimonial and fictional money owed of the authoritarian previous; how vacationer itineraries have come to incorporate trauma websites and memorial museums; and the way reminiscence stories has emerged as a unique educational box making the most of its personal journals, meetings, booklet sequence, and classes. The reminiscence industry, defined when it comes to items, websites, manufacturers, sellers, shoppers, and consumers, offers a paradoxical state of affairs. at the one hand, commodifying reminiscence most likely cheapens it. nevertheless, too little public publicity may perhaps restrict understanding of earlier human-rights atrocities; such understanding will 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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