Reckoning with Pinochet: The Memory Question in Democratic Chile, 1989-2006

Reckoning with Pinochet: The Memory Question in Democratic Chile, 1989-2006

by Steve J. Stern
     
 


The first comprehensive account of how Chile came to terms with General Augusto Pinochet s legacy of human rights atrocities.See more details below

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The first comprehensive account of how Chile came to terms with General Augusto Pinochet s legacy of human rights atrocities.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780822347125
Publisher:
Duke University Press Books
Publication date:
04/28/2010
Series:
Latin America Otherwise Series
Pages:
584
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.60(d)

Table of Contents

Contents

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS....................xiii
MAPS....................xviii
Introduction to the Trilogy: The Memory Box of Pinochet's Chile....................xxi
Introduction to Book Three: Reckoning with Pinochet....................1
The Perils of Truth: Opening the Memory Box, 1989-1990....................13
AFTERWORD "My Dear President"....................61
Toward Memory Impasse? The Truth Commission Moment, 1990-1991....................65
AFTERWORD The Futility of History?....................99
The Circle of Truth, Justice, and Force, 1990-1994....................106
AFTERWORD The Sound of Tick-Tock....................136
Between Prudence and Convulsion: Memory, Triumphalism, and Disenchantment, 1994-1997....................143
AFTERWORD The Joys of "Not Too Much"....................200
The Turn: Consequences of 1998....................211
AFTERWORD Covering History with History? The Making of Silence....................265
Memory as Unfinished Work: New Reckonings, 2002-2006....................273
AFTERWORD Unsettled Monuments: The Struggle for Londres 38....................314
Reframing Democratic Transition: Toward the Memory Paradox of Bachelet's Chile....................324
AFTERWORD The Curious Burial of Augusto Pinochet....................348
Conclusion: Reckoning with Pinochet....................357
ABBREVIATIONS USED IN NOTES AND ESSAY ON SOURCES....................387
NOTES....................389
ESSAY ON SOURCES....................503
INDEX....................525

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