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Destruction and Human Remains

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Book Series: Human Remains and Violence ISBN: 9780719096020 9781526125002 Year: Language: English
Publisher: Manchester University Press Grant: FP7 Ideas: European Research Council||Knowledge Unlatched - 283617||100120
Subject: Law
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Destruction and human remains investigates a crucial question frequently neglected in academic debate in the fields of mass violence and genocide studies: what is done to the bodies of the victims after they are killed? In the context of mass violence, death does not constitute the end of the executors' work. Their victims' remains are often treated and manipulated in very specific ways, amounting in some cases to true social engineering, often with remarkable ingenuity. To address these seldom-documented phenomena, this volume includes chapters based on extensive primary and archival research to explore why, how and by whom these acts have been committed through recent history. Interdisciplinary in scope, Destruction and human remains will appeal to readers interested in the history and implications of genocide and mass violence, including researchers in anthropology, sociology, history, politics and modern warfare.

Human Remains and Identification

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Book Series: Human Remains and Violence ISBN: 9780719097560 9781526125019 Year: Language: English
Publisher: Manchester University Press Grant: FP7 Ideas: European Research Council||Knowledge Unlatched - 283617||100127
Subject: Law
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Human Remains and Identification presents a pioneering investigation into the practices and methodologies used in the search for and exhumation of dead bodies resulting from mass violence. Previously absent from forensic debate, social scientists and historians here confront historical and contemporary exhumations with the application of social context to create an innovative and interdisciplinary dialogue, enlightening the political, social and legal aspects of mass crime and its aftermaths. Through a ground-breaking selection of international case studies, Human Remains and Identification argues that the emergence of new technologies to facilitate the identification of dead bodies has led to a "forensic turn", normalising exhumations as a method of dealing with human remains en masse. However, are these exhumations always made for legitimate reasons?

Exhibiting Atrocity

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ISBN: 9780813592145 9780813592176 Year: Language: English
Publisher: Rutgers University Press Grant: Knowledge Unlatched - 101362
Subject: History
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Through a global comparative approach, Amy Sodaro uses in-depth case studies of five exemplary memorial museums that commemorate a range of violent pasts and allow for a chronological and global examination of the form: the US Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, DC; the House of Terror in Budapest; the Kigali Genocide Memorial Centre in Rwanda; the Museum of Memory and Human Rights in Santiago, Chile; and the National September 11 Memorial Museum in New York. Together, these case studies illustrate the historical emergence and global spread of the memorial museum and show how this new cultural form of commemoration is intended to be used in contemporary societies around the world emerging from widely divergent forms of political violence.

Aftermath

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Book Series: History ISBN: 9781922235633 9781925523027 Year: Language: English
Publisher: Monash University Publishing Grant: Knowledge Unlatched - 101449
Subject: Law
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Aftermath: Genocide, Memory and History examines how genocide is remembered and represented in both popular and scholarly memory, integrating scholarship on the Holocaust with the study of other genocides through a comparative framework. Scholars from a range of disciplines re-evaluate narratives of past conflict to explore how memory of genocide is mobilised in the aftermath, tracing the development and evolution of memory through the lenses of national identities, colonialism, legal history, film studies, gender, the press, and literary studies.

En el país de nomeacuerdo : Archivos y memorias del genocidio del Estado argentino sobre los pueblos originarios, 1870-1950

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ISBN: 9789873667800 DOI: 10.4000/books.eunrn.1254 Language: Spanish
Publisher: Editorial UNRN
Subject: History --- Social Sciences
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Esta publicación presenta siete investigaciones sobre los procesos de sometimiento e incorporación de los pueblos originarios de las regiones patagónica, pampeana y chaqueña por parte del Estado argentino. Los autores discuten sobre conceptos centrales como los de genocidio, terrorismo y violencia de Estado. No obstante, abordan al mismo tiempo la participación de la sociedad civil en la concentración, la deportación y la distribución de indígenas, así como la acción de los mismos pueblos originarios en dichos procesos. En este último sentido, el carácter etnográfico de las investigaciones posibilita la recuperación de la memoria social silenciada en las narrativas nacionalistas y da entidad individual al proceso histórico.

Les relations turco-arméniennes : quelles perspectives ?

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ISBN: 9782906053724 9782362450266 Year: Language: French
Publisher: Institut français d’études anatoliennes
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Il est difficile de risquer aujourd’hui quelque conjecture sur le développement des relations turco-arméniennes. Rappelons que si la Turquie a reconnu l’Arménie en 1992, les deux pays n’entretiennent toujours pas de relations diplomatiques. Soulignons aussi d’emblée que notre objet est en mouvement et que l’on n’a pour le moment pas atteint de nouvel équilibre. L’année écoulée (2000-2001) a, en cela, été assez féconde en signes contradictoires (crispation/décrispation). Les discours de part e...

Human Remains in Society

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Book Series: Human Remains and Violence ISBN: 9781526107381 9781526129338 Year: Language: English
Publisher: Manchester University Press Grant: Knowledge Unlatched - 100901
Subject: Anthropology
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Whether reburied, concealed, stored, abandoned or publicly displayed, human remains raise a vast number of questions regarding social, legal and ethical uses by communities, public institutions and civil society organisations. This book presents a ground-breaking account of the treatment and commemoration of dead bodies resulting from incidents of genocide and mass violence. Through a range of international case studies across multiple continents, it explores the effect of dead bodies or body parts on various political, cultural and religious practices. Multidisciplinary in scope, it will appeal to readers interested in this crucial phase of post-conflict reconciliation, including students and researchers of history, anthropology, sociology, archaeology, law, politics and modern warfare.

Gendered Violence

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ISBN: 9781618116161 9781618119070 Year: Language: English
Publisher: Academic Studies Press Grant: Knowledge Unlatched - 101110
Subject: Law
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This is a groundbreaking study of an important and neglected topic—the systematic use of rape as a strategic weapon of the genocidal anti-Jewish violence, known collectively as pogroms, that erupted in Ukraine in the period between 1917 and 1921, and in which at least 100,000 Jews died and undocumented numbers of Jewish women were raped. The book is based on the in-depth study of the scores of narratives of Jewish men and women who survived the pogrom violence, but were then all but forgotten for almost a century. This book deconstructs the motives of perpetrators, the experience and expression of trauma by the victimized community, and how the genocidal objectives of the pogrom perpetrators were achieved and maximized through the macabre carnival of violence.

The First into the Dark

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ISBN: 9780648124238 Year: Pages: 352 DOI: 10.5130/aae Language: English
Publisher: UTS ePRESS
Subject: Medicine (General) --- Law --- Sociology --- Philosophy --- Education
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"Under the Nazi regime a secret program of ‘euthanasia’ was undertaken against the sick and disabled. Known as the Krankenmorde (the murder of the sick) 300,000 people were killed. A further 400,000 were sterilised against their will. Many complicit doctors, nurses, soldiers and bureaucrats would then perpetrate the Holocaust. From eyewitness accounts, records and case files, The First into the Dark narrates a history of the victims, perpetrators, opponents to and witnesses of the Krankenmorde, and reveals deeper implications for contemporary society: moral values and ethical challenges in end of life decisions, reproduction and contemporary genetics, disability and human rights, and in remembrance and atonement for the past."

Refugee Routes

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Book Series: The Academy in Exile Book Series ISBN: 9783839450130 Year: Pages: 320 Language: English
Publisher: transcript Verlag Grant: Andrew W. Mellon Foundation||Universität Duisburg-Essen - [grantnumber unknown]||[grantnumber unknown]||[grantnumber unknown]||[grantnumber unknown]
Subject: History --- Migration
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The displaced are often rendered silent and invisible as they journey in search of refuge. Drawing on historical and contemporary examples from Turkey, the Ottoman Empire, Iraq, Syria, UK, Germany, France, the Balkan Peninsula, US, Canada, Australia, and Kenya, the contributions to this volume draw attention to refugees, asylum seekers, exiles, and forced migrants as individual subjects with memories, hopes, needs, rights, and a prospective place in collective memory. The book's wide-ranging theoretical, literary, artistic, and autobiographical contributions appeal to scholarly and lay readers who share concerns about the fate of the displaced in relation to the emplaced in this age of mass mobility.

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