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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 US. students from around the humanities and social sciences offer 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 individuals absorb problems with authenticity and commodification, in addition to the “never back” vital implicit in reminiscence items and memorial websites. They describe how bookstores, cinemas, theaters, the track undefined, and tv indicates (and their advertisement sponsors) exchange in testimonial and fictional debts of the authoritarian prior; how vacationer itineraries have come to incorporate trauma websites and memorial museums; and the way reminiscence reviews has emerged as a special educational box benefiting from its personal journals, meetings, booklet sequence, and classes. The reminiscence industry, defined by way of items, websites, manufacturers, retailers, shoppers, and buyers, provides a paradoxical state of affairs. at the one hand, commodifying reminiscence in all probability cheapens it. nevertheless, too little public publicity could restrict information of earlier human-rights atrocities; such wisdom 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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