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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

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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