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Disassembling the pieces, reassembling the social: the forensic and political lives of secondary mass graves in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Admir Jugo and Sari Wastell

in Human Remains and Identification: Mass violence, genocide, and the 'forensic turn'

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719097560
eISBN:
9781526104441
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097560.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

This paper will examine the excavation of mass graves in Bosnia and Herzegovina, which has evolved into a significantly standardized yet methodologically flexible set of procedures based on ... More


Bitter legacies: a war of extermination, grave looting, and culture wars in the American West1

Tony Platt

in Human Remains and Identification: Mass violence, genocide, and the 'forensic turn'

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719097560
eISBN:
9781526104441
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097560.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

Focussing on the exhumation of Native American gravesites in the American West in the 20th century, the chapter presents a counter-narrative to many of the prevailing assumptions surrounding the ... More


The New Politics of Resistance

Ronald Niezen

in The Origins of Indigenism: Human Rights and the Politics of Identity

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520235540
eISBN:
9780520936690
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520235540.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

The ways that internationally active indigenous leaders are seeking to apply human rights to their own interests is to prioritize recognition by states and international organizations of indigenous ... More


We Affect Our Biogeography

Alexander H. Harcourt

in Human Biogeography

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780520272118
eISBN:
9780520951778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520272118.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

Humans affect the geographic distribution of other humans through conquest and genocide. The arrival of a powerful culture in a region has often been associated with the extinction of many native ... More


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