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Where memory dwells : culture and state violence in Chile

Author: Macarena Gómez-Barris
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, cop. 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

The 1973 military coup in Chile deposed the democratically elected Salvador Allende and installed a dictatorship that terrorized the country for almost twenty years. This title examines cultural  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Macarena Gómez-Barris
ISBN: 9780520255838 0520255836 9780520255845 0520255844
OCLC Number: 803999569
Description: XVI, 216 s. : il. ; 22 cm
Contents: List of Illustrations Acknowledgments 1. Ice and Political Heat: Cultural Memory Mediates the Past 2. Searching for Villa Grimaldi: Memory's Democratic Promise 3. Making Torture Visible: The Art of Guillermo Nunez in Chile's Transition 4. Documenting Absence: Ghostly Screens Unsettle the Past 5. Doubling 9/11: Exile Culture and Activism Conclusion: Rivers of Memory Notes Bibliography Index
Responsibility: Macarena Gómez-Barris.


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"This book is a solid and original contribution to the expanding work on the construction of memory in Chile."--The Americas

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