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Exhuming loss : memory, materiality and mass graves of the Spanish Civil War

Author: Layla Renshaw
Publisher: Walnut Creek, Calif. : Left Coast Press, 2011.
Series: Publications of the Institute of Archaeology, University College London., Critical perspectives on cultural heritage.
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This book examines the contested representations of those murdered during the Spanish Civil War of the 1930s in two small rural communities as they undergo the experience of exhumation, identification, and reburial from nearby mass graves. Based on interviews with relatives of the dead, community members and forensic archaeologists, it pays close attention to the role of excavated objects and images in breaking the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Renshaw, Layla.
Exhuming loss.
Walnut Creek, Calif. : Left Coast Press, ©2011
(DLC) 2011006965
(OCoLC)687675980
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Layla Renshaw
ISBN: 9781611320435 1611320437 1611320410 9781611320411 1611320429 9781611320428
OCLC Number: 749265084
Description: 1 online resource (259 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Republican identity and Spanish memory politics --
Memory idioms and the representation of Republican loss within the confines of a Francoist discourse on the past --
Materialisations of the dead before exhumation --
The open grave : exposed bodies and objects in new representations of the dead --
Reburial and enduring materialisations of the dead.
Series Title: Publications of the Institute of Archaeology, University College London., Critical perspectives on cultural heritage.
Responsibility: Layla Renshaw.

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This book examines the contested representations of those murdered during the Spanish Civil War of the 1930s in rural communities as they undergo the experience of exhumation, identification and  Read more...

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