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From Ancient Greek Drama to Argentina's ‘Dirty War’; Antígona Furiosa: On Bodies and the State

María Florencia Nelli

in Interrogating Antigone in Postmodern Philosophy and Criticism

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199559213
eISBN:
9780191594403
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199559213.003.0020
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Griselda Gambaro's play Antígona Furiosa was written and staged after Gambaro's exile as a consequence of Argentina's so‐called ‘Dirty War’ in the mid‐1970s. This chapter discusses Gambaro's play, ... More


The Dirty War Network: Right-Wing Internationalism through Cold War America

Doug Rossinow

in Outside In: The Transnational Circuitry of US History

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780190459840
eISBN:
9780190459888
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190459840.003.0011
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, American History: 19th Century

Counterinsurgency (COIN) saw a revival in US national security policy during the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, following the terrorist attacks of 9/11. Yet the ideas and behaviors associated with ... More


Argentina's Missing Bones: Revisiting the History of the Dirty War

James P. Brennan

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780520297913
eISBN:
9780520970076
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520297913.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Missing Bones: the ‘Dirty War ’in Córdoba examines the history of state terrorism during Argentina’s 1976—83 military dictatorship in a single place: the industrial city of Córdoba, Argentina’s ... More


Introduction

James P. Brennan

in Argentina's Missing Bones: Revisiting the History of the Dirty War

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780520297913
eISBN:
9780520970076
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520297913.003.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Argentina’s experience with state terrorism during the 1976—83 military dictatorship is commonly referred to as the period of the ‘dirty war.’ The term dirty war remains controversial in Argentina ... More


Fighting ‘the enemy within’: internal state terrorism, Argentina’s ‘Dirty War’ (1976-83) and the UK miners’ strike (1984-85)

Mark Monaghan and Simon Prideaux

in State crime and immorality: The corrupting influence of the powerful

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781447316749
eISBN:
9781447316770
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447316749.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

Chapter 8 looks at Argentina’s ‘dirty war’ which commenced in 1976 and the UK miners’ strike (1984 to 1985). Initially, the chapter shows how Argentina’s ‘dirty war’ represented a severe, relatively ... More


Assigning Blame: Who Was Responsible for the Dirty War?

James P. Brennan

in Argentina's Missing Bones: Revisiting the History of the Dirty War

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780520297913
eISBN:
9780520970076
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520297913.003.0009
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Unresolved debates on responsibility for the dirty war are clouded by myths and an imperfect historical understanding of the period. The CONADEP truth commission report, for all its ethical worth, ... More


On the Offensive: Human Rights in U.S.-Argentine Relations, 1978–1979

William Michael Schmidli

in The Fate of Freedom Elsewhere: Human Rights and U.S. Cold War Policy toward Argentina

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451966
eISBN:
9780801469626
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451966.003.0006
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter determines the role of human rights in U.S.–Argentine relations. Shortly after his arrival in Argentina in 1977, U.S. Embassy external affairs officer Franklin A. “Tex” Harris was asked ... More


Epilogue: “The Bones Will Tell Us What Happened”

Alexander Aviña

in Specters of Revolution: Peasant Guerrillas in the Cold War Mexican Countryside

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199936571
eISBN:
9780199345830
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199936571.003.0009
Subject:
History, Latin American History

The epilogue explores the effects and ravages of the “Dirty War” that continue to haunt Guerrero some forty years after soldiers killed Lucio Cabañas. For many in contemporary Guerrero, the episodes ... More


Juan José Campanella: Historical Memory And Accountability in El Secreto De Sus Ojos (The Secret In Their Eyes 2009)

Dolores Tierney

in New Transnationalisms in Contemporary Latin American Cinemas

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780748645732
eISBN:
9781474445238
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748645732.003.0010
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter explores Juan José Campanella and his Oscar winning El secreto de sus ojos (The Secret in Their Eyes 2009). Unlike the other transnational auteurs focused upon in the book, he has not ... More


State Terrorism

Federico Finchelstein

in The Ideological Origins of the Dirty War: Fascism, Populism, and Dictatorship in Twentieth Century Argentina

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199930241
eISBN:
9780199372256
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199930241.003.0006
Subject:
History, Latin American History

The last military dictatorship in Argentina (1976-1983) was many things. Outside its concentration camps it presented the facade of a typical authoritarian state. Within them, however, it was ... More


“Total Immersion in All the Horrors of the World”: The Carter Administration and Human Rights, 1977–1978

William Michael Schmidli

in The Fate of Freedom Elsewhere: Human Rights and U.S. Cold War Policy toward Argentina

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451966
eISBN:
9780801469626
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451966.003.0005
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter evaluates the impact of the Carter administration on human rights. Following Jimmy Carter’s inauguration, the administration set out to institutionalize human rights in the policymaking ... More


The Ideological Origins of the Dirty War: Fascism, Populism, and Dictatorship in Twentieth Century Argentina

Federico Finchelstein

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199930241
eISBN:
9780199372256
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199930241.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

The book tells the history of modern Argentina as seen from the perspective of political violence and ideology. It focuses on the theory and practice of the fascist idea in Argentine political ... More


A Poor People’s Revolution

Alexander Aviña

in Specters of Revolution: Peasant Guerrillas in the Cold War Mexican Countryside

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199936571
eISBN:
9780199345830
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199936571.003.0007
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Chapter 6 follows Lucio Cabañas in his organization of a separate peasant guerrilla army in the mountain ranges of Guerrero from 1967 to 1974 and the launching of a “revolution of the poor.” The ... More


The Catholic Church and Argentina’s Dirty War

Gustavo Morello

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780190234270
eISBN:
9780190234294
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190234270.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

On August 3, 1976, Father James Weeks and five seminarians of the La Salette congregation living with him in Córdoba, Argentina’s second largest city, were kidnapped. A mob burst into their house, ... More


The Art of Disappearance: Remembering Political Violence in Argentina and Chile

Shohini Chaudhuri

in Cinema of the Dark Side: Atrocity and the Ethics of Film Spectatorship

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780748642632
eISBN:
9781474408554
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748642632.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter explores concerns with memory in films about the disappearances in Chile and Argentina, which encompass thrillers, poetic, performative and animated documentaries, and surreal ... More


‘The Nazi Methods of Hitler’: EOKA’s Counter-narrative

David French

in Fighting EOKA: The British Counter–Insurgency Campaign on Cyprus, 1955-1959

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780198729341
eISBN:
9780191796234
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198729341.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter explores how EOKA and its allies in Greece mounted a propaganda campaign intended to undermine the legitimacy of the British administration on the island by claiming that their behaviour ... More


The Logic of Compromise in Mexico: How the Countryside Was Key to the Emergence of Authoritarianism

Gladys I. McCormick

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469628943
eISBN:
9781469627762
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469628943.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Under the helm of the Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI), Mexico witnessed one-party rule for almost eight decades, making it one of the most successful cases of authoritarianism in ... More


Finding Tango: From the Golden Age to the Twenty-First Century

Carolyn Merritt

in Tango Nuevo

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780813042190
eISBN:
9780813043029
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813042190.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Dance

Surveying the parallel histories of Argentina and the tango, Chapter 2 highlights the particular place of the country and its most famous dance in the global imaginary, as well as the impact of ... More


Uniform Consensus

Regina A. Root

in Couture and Consensus: Fashion and Politics in Postcolonial Argentina

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816647934
eISBN:
9781452945965
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816647934.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter examines Esteban Echeverría’s literary work “El matadero” (“The Slaughterhouse”) and its political implications in Argentina. “El matadero” is a story of a Unitarian who refrained from ... More


Dance as the Art of Survival

Victoria Fortuna

in Moving Otherwise: Dance, Violence, and Memory in Buenos Aires

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780190627010
eISBN:
9780190627058
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190627010.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Dance, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter demonstrates how contemporary dance moved otherwise as a strategy of survival during the last military dictatorship (1976–83), a period synonymous with the forced disappearance of an ... More


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