Download PDF by Leigh A. Payne,Ksenija Bilbija: Accounting for Violence: Marketing Memory in Latin America

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 US. students from around the humanities and social sciences supply in-depth analyses of the political economic system of reminiscence in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Mexico, Peru, and Uruguay, nations that emerged from authoritarian rule within the Nineteen Eighties and Nineties. The participants 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 bills of the authoritarian earlier; how vacationer itineraries have come to incorporate trauma websites and memorial museums; and the way reminiscence stories has emerged as a different educational box benefiting from its personal journals, meetings, ebook sequence, and classes. The reminiscence marketplace, defined by way of items, websites, manufacturers, sellers, shoppers, and consumers, offers a paradoxical scenario. at the one hand, commodifying reminiscence most likely cheapens it. nonetheless, too little public publicity could restrict expertise of previous human-rights atrocities; such understanding may also 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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