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Salt in the sand : memory, violence, and the nation-state in Chile, 1890 to the present / Lessie Jo Frazier.

Author/Creator:
Frazier, Lessie Jo, 1966-
Publication:
Durham : Duke University Press, 2007.
Series:
Politics, history, and culture
Format/Description:
Book
xvii, 388 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
Collective memory -- Chile.
Political violence -- Chile -- History -- 20th century.
Political persecution -- Chile -- History -- 20th century.
Political crimes and offenses -- Chile -- 20th century.
Contents:
List of illustrations
Acknowledgments
Introduction: ethnography, history, and memory
Part I. Templates
Memory and the camanchacas calientes of Chilean nation-state formation
Structures of memory, shapes of feeling: chronologies of reminiscence and repression in Tarapacá (1890-present)
Part II. Conjunctures
Dismantling memory: structuring the forgetting of the Oficina Ramírez (1890-1891) and La Coruña (1925) massacres
Song of the tragic Pampa: structuring the remembering of the Escuela Santa María Massacre (1907)
Conjunctures of memory: the detention camps in Pisagua remembered (1948, 1973, 1990) and forgotten (1943, 1956, 1984)
The melancholic economy of reconciliation: talking with the dead, mourning for the living
Conclusion: democratization and arriving at the "end of history" in Chile
Notes
Selective bibliography
Index.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [355]-364) and index.
ISBN:
9780822339861 (cloth : alk. paper)
0822339862 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780822340034 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0822340038 (pbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC:
82172794
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