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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 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” significant 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 money owed of the authoritarian prior; 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, ebook 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. however, too little public publicity may possibly restrict expertise of prior human-rights atrocities; such expertise might 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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