Mourning Remains: State Atrocity, Exhumations, and Governing the Disappeared in Peru's Postwar Andes

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Mourning Remains examines the attempts to find, recover, and identify the bodies of Peruvians who were disappeared during the 1980s and 1990s counterinsurgency campaign in Peru's central southern Andes. Isaias Rojas-Perez explores the lives and political engagement of elderly Quechua mothers as they attempt to mourn and seek recognition for their kin. Of the estimated 16,000 Peruvians disappeared during the conflict, only the bodies of 3,202 victims have been located, and only 1,833 identified. The rest remain unknown or ...

Mourning Remains: State Atrocity, Exhumations, and Governing the Disappeared in Peru's Postwar Andes 2017, Stanford University Press, Palo Alto

ISBN-13: 9781503602625

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Mourning Remains: State Atrocity, Exhumations, and Governing the Disappeared in Peru's Postwar Andes 2017, Stanford University Press, Palo Alto

ISBN-13: 9781503600881

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