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Human remains and identification : mass violence, genocide, and the 'forensic turn' / edited by Élisabeth Anstett and Jean-Marc Dreyfus.

Publication | Library Call Number: HV8073 .H875 2015

Introduction - Elisabeth Anstett and Jean-Marc Dreyfus Part I: Agents 1. Bitter legacies: A war of extermination, grave looting, and culture wars in the American West - Tony Platt 2. Final chapter: Portraying the exhumation and reburial of Polish Jewish Holocaust victims in the pages of yizkor books - Gabriel Finder 3. Bykivnia: How grave robbers, activists, and foreigners ended official silence about Stalin's mass graves near Kiev - Karel Berkhoff 4. The Concealment of Bodies during the Military Dictatorship in Uruguay (1973-84) - Jose Lopez Mazz Part II: Methods 5. State secrets and concealed bodies: exhumations of Soviet-era victims in contemporary Russia - Viacheslav Bituitcki 6. A mere technical exercise? Challenges and technological solutions to the identification of individuals in mass grave scenarios in the modern context - Tim Thompson and Gillian Fowler 7. Disassembling the pieces, reassembling the social: the forensic and political lives of mass graves in Bosnia and Herzegovina - Sari Wastell and Admir Jugo Part III: Stakes 8. 'The political lives of dead bodies' and 'the disciplines of the dead': a view from South Africa - Nicky Rousseau 9. Bury or display? The politics of exhumation in post genocide Rwanda - Remi Korman 10. Remembering the Japanese occupation massacres: mass graves in post-war Malaysia - Frances Tay.

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Human remains and violence
Human remains and violence.
Manchester : Manchester University Press, 2015
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