This book examines the struggles that unfolded in Latin America over the memory of the pasts of political violence experienced by the countries of the continent in the second half of the twentieth century: Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, the United States, Guatemala, El Salvador, Mexico, Paraguay, Peru, and Uruguay.
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Number of pages: 260
Weight: 4434 g
Dimensions: 216 x 140 x 16 mm
"This new book brings together a distinguished group of Latin American experts, historians and sociologists either based in Latin America or with sound field experience. ... This overall remarkable volume is highly recommended and will be vital to scholars and students interested in thick descriptions of national memory struggles in Latin America. ... This edited volume will be of particular interest to readers seeking a deeper understanding of the diverse political groups competing over memory struggles." (Nina Schneider, Hispanic American Historical Review, Vol. 97 (4), November, 2017)