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A lexicon of terror : Argentina and the legacies of torture

Author: Marguerite Feitlowitz
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Now, in A Lexicon of Terror, Marguerite Feitlowitz fully exposes the nightmare of sadism, paranoia, and deception the military dictatorship unleashed on the Argentine people, a nightmare that would claim over 30,000 civilians from 1976 to 1983 and whose leaders were recently issued warrants by a Spanish court for the crime of genocide. Feitlowitz explores the perversion of language under state terrorism, both as it  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Feitlowitz, Marguerite.
Lexicon of terror.
New York : Oxford University Press, 1998
(OCoLC)657013391
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Marguerite Feitlowitz
ISBN: 0195106350 9780195106350 0195134168 9780195134162
OCLC Number: 36817195
Description: xvii, 302 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. A Lexicon of Terror --
2. Night and Fog --
3. "Life Here Is Normal" --
4. The Land of Mourneth --
5. The House of the Blind --
6. "The Scilingo Effect" The Past Is a Predator --
Notes --
Selected Bibliography --
Index.
Responsibility: Marguerite Feitlowitz.
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Exposing the nightmare of sadism, paranoia and deception the military dictatorship unleashed on the Argentine people, claiming over 30,000 civilians, this text explores the perversion of language  Read more...

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