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The Resource Conflicted memory : military cultural interventions and the human rights era in Peru, Cynthia E. Milton

Conflicted memory : military cultural interventions and the human rights era in Peru, Cynthia E. Milton

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Conflicted memory : military cultural interventions and the human rights era in Peru
Title
Conflicted memory
Title remainder
military cultural interventions and the human rights era in Peru
Statement of responsibility
Cynthia E. Milton
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Language
eng
Summary
What happens when concepts of "truth," "memory," and "human rights" are taken up and adapted by former perpetrators of violence? Peru has moved from the 1980s–90s conflict between its armed forces and Shining Path militants into an era of open democracy, transitional justice, and truth and reconciliation commissions. Cynthia Milton reveals how Peru's military has engaged in a tactical cultural campaign-via books, films, museums-to shift public opinion, debate, and memories about the nation's violent recent past and its part in it. Milton calls attention to fabrications of our post-truth era but goes further to deeply explore the ways members of the Peruvian military see their past, how they actively commemorate and curate it in the present, and why they do so. Her nuanced approach upends frameworks of memory studies that reduce military and ex-military to a predictable role of outright denial. --
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Milton, Cynthia E
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illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Critical human rights
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  • Human rights
  • Political violence
  • Memory
  • Collective memory
  • Peru
  • Peru
  • Peru
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Conflicted memory : military cultural interventions and the human rights era in Peru, Cynthia E. Milton
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 257-268) and index
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volume
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  • nc
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rdacarrier
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text
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  • txt
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rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: the countermemories of "los buenos militares" -- Military memory books: picking up pens to recount their truths -- The army's memory entrepreneurs and their truth report -- Guerra fratricida: the parallel lives and writings of Carlos Freyre and Lurgio Gavilán -- Military curations in the turn to human rights museology -- Captive to history: military memories and censorship in public spaces -- Conclusion: the army's dirge and countermemorial resurrection in the era of human rights
Control code
ocn983786141
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xv, 276 pages
Isbn
9780299315009
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)983786141
Label
Conflicted memory : military cultural interventions and the human rights era in Peru, Cynthia E. Milton
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 257-268) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: the countermemories of "los buenos militares" -- Military memory books: picking up pens to recount their truths -- The army's memory entrepreneurs and their truth report -- Guerra fratricida: the parallel lives and writings of Carlos Freyre and Lurgio Gavilán -- Military curations in the turn to human rights museology -- Captive to history: military memories and censorship in public spaces -- Conclusion: the army's dirge and countermemorial resurrection in the era of human rights
Control code
ocn983786141
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xv, 276 pages
Isbn
9780299315009
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)983786141

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