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Remembering the Rescuers of Victims of Human Rights Crimes in Latin America

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Description for Remembering the Rescuers of Victims of Human Rights Crimes in Latin America Hardcover. This book explores the significance of remembering the rescuers denouncing human rights crimes and protecting targeted victims-including the dead-during the Cold War state violence in Latin America. It moves past a victim - perpetrator dichotomy to focus on those whose righteous acts were beacons for good in the midst of extreme violence. Editor(s): Esparza, Marcia; De Ycaza, Carla. Num Pages: 218 pages, 5 black & white illustrations, 5 black & white halftones, 6 tables. BIC Classification: 1KL; 3JJ; HBJK; JHB; JKV; JPVH. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 161 x 241 x 23. Weight in Grams: 462.
This book explores the significance of remembering the rescuers denouncing human rights crimes as well as protecting and sheltering targeted victims-including the dead-during the Cold War state violence in Latin America. In light of newly unearthed archival evidence, testimonial memories, and the continued mobilization of human rights groups to preserve Cold War memory, this timely book moves beyond the victim-perpetrator dichotomy and its discursive studies to focus on those whose moral courage and righteous acts were beacons of hope in the midst of extreme violence. Remembering Latin American righteousness, a term used in Holocaust literature, is important ... Read more

Product Details

Publisher
Lexington Books
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
Number of Pages
218
Place of Publication
Lanham, MD, United States
ISBN
9781498533263
SKU
V9781498533263
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99-1

About
Marcia Esparza is sociologist and associate professor in the Department of Criminal Justice at John Jay College of Criminal Justice, CUNY. She is the Founder and Co-Director of the Historical Memory Project (HMP). Carla De Ycaza teaches at the Center for Global Affairs at New York University and serves as editor of Dialogues on Historical Justice and ... Read more

Reviews for Remembering the Rescuers of Victims of Human Rights Crimes in Latin America
The least noticed aspect of genocide is the courageous resistance that is often put up to save the victims. This collection shows how victims were helped during Cold War violence in Latin American countries including Guatemala, El Salvador, Argentina, Chile and Colombia. The rich exploration of historical cases enhances our general understanding of rescue , showing that it is ... Read more

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