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Missing : persons and politics

Author: Jenny Edkins
Publisher: Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Stories of the missing offer profound insights into the tension between how political systems see us and how we see each other. In Missing, Jenny Edkins highlights stories from a range of  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jenny Edkins
ISBN: 9780801450297 0801450292
OCLC Number: 727511754
Description: xvii, 277 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Missing persons, Manhattan --
Displaced persons, postwar Europe --
Tracing services --
Missing persons, London --
Forensic identification --
Missing in action --
Disappeared, Argentina --
Ambiguous loss.
Responsibility: Jenny Edkins.

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"In this scholarly but deeply affecting analysis, Edkins discusses how societies have responded to people who have disappeared-as a consequence of war, state violence, and natural disaster. She Read more...

 
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