skip to content
Human remains in society : curation and exhibition in the aftermath of genocide and mass-violence. Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Human remains in society : curation and exhibition in the aftermath of genocide and mass-violence.

Author: Jean-Marc Dreyfus; Élisabeth Gessat-Anstett
Publisher: Manchester, England : Manchester University Press, 2018. ©2017.
Series: Human remains and violence.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Publication:Books at JSTOR: Open Access OAPEN (Open Access Publishing in European Networks)
Summary:
Whether reburied, concealed, stored, abandoned or publicly displayed, human remains raise a vast number of questions regarding social, legal and ethical uses by communities, public institutions and civil society organisations. This work presents a ground-breaking account of the treatment and commemoration of dead bodies resulting from incidents of genocide and mass violence. Through a range of international case  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy online

Links to this item

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jean-Marc Dreyfus; Élisabeth Gessat-Anstett
ISBN: 9781526129338 1526129337 9781526108180 1526108186 9781526120694 1526120690 9781526107381 1526107384 9781526108197 1526108194
OCLC Number: 1126663543
Notes: Previously issued in print: 2017.
Target Audience: Specialized.
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 254 pages) : illustrations (black and white); digital, PDF file(s).
Contents: Introduction. Corpses in society: about human remains, necro-politics, necro-economy and the legacy of mass violence - Elisabeth Anstett and Jean-Marc Dreyfus1. The unburied victims of Kenya's Mau Mau Rebellion: where and when does the violence end? - David M. Anderson and Paul J. Lane2. (Re)politicising the dead in post-Holocaust Poland: the afterlives of human remains at the Belzec extermination camp - Zuzanna Dziuban3. Chained corpses: warfare, politics and religion after the Habsburg Empire in the Julian March, 1930s-70s - Gaetano Dato4. Exhumations in post-war rabbinical responsas - David Deutsch5. (Re)cognising the corpse: individuality, identification and multidirectional memorialisation in post-genocide Rwanda - Ayala Maurer-Prager6. Corpses of atonement: the discovery, commemoration and reinternment of eleven Alsatian victims of Nazi Terror, 1947-52 - Devlin M. Scofield7. 'Earth conceal not my blood': forensic and archaeological approaches to locating the remains of Holocaust victims - Caroline Sturdy Colls8. The return of Herero and Nama bones from Germany: the victims' struggle for recognition and recurring genocide memories in Namibia - Vilho Amukwaya Shigwedha9. A Beothuk skeleton (not) in a glass case: rumours of bones and the remembrance of an exterminated people in Newfoundland - the emotive immateriality of human remains - John HarriesIndex -- .
Series Title: Human remains and violence.
Responsibility: edited by Jean-Marc Dreyfus and Elisabeth Anstett.

Abstract:

This pioneering collection examines the practices surrounding human remains in post-conflict societies, using a unique set of case studies that span multiple disciplines and geographic areas. -- .  Read more...

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.