Destruction and Human Remains: Disposal and Concealment in Genocide and Mass Violence

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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 ...

Destruction and Human Remains: Disposal and Concealment in Genocide and Mass Violence 2017, Manchester University Press, Manchester

ISBN-13: 9781526116734

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