TITLE

EL OJO QUE LLORA: VIOLENCIA Y MEMORIA EN EL PERÚ, 1980-2000

AUTHOR(S)
Delgado, Carolina Farias
PUB. DATE
January 2012
SOURCE
Historia del Presente;2012, Issue 19, p119
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article discusses the development of political violence and its relation to historical memory in Peru between 1980 and 2000. In the long and bloody armed conflict between the Maoist Shining Path guerrillas with the state and the Peruvian armed forces, political violence edged acquired unprecedented both for its cruelty and massiveness. For its part, the state tried to produce an "official memory" after the conflict ended, which has implications of various orders. This article discusses the different types of political violence and state memory difficulties, through the review of the Final Report of the Truth and Reconciliation Comission.
ACCESSION #
83234871

 

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