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By Leigh A. Payne,Ksenija Bilbija

Accounting for Violence bargains daring new views at the politics of reminiscence in Latin the USA. students from around the humanities and social sciences offer in-depth analyses of the political economic climate of reminiscence in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Mexico, Peru, and Uruguay, international locations that emerged from authoritarian rule within the Nineteen Eighties and Nineteen Nineties. The participants absorb problems with authenticity and commodification, in addition to the “never back” principal 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 bills 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, booklet sequence, and classes. The reminiscence marketplace, defined by way of items, websites, manufacturers, agents, shoppers, and buyers, provides a paradoxical scenario. at the one hand, commodifying reminiscence in all likelihood cheapens it. however, too little public publicity may perhaps restrict expertise of previous human-rights atrocities; such wisdom can assist 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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