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Author DuBois, Lindsay, author

Title The politics of the past in an Argentine working-class neighbourhood / Lindsay DuBois
Published Toronto ; Buffalo : University of Toronto Press, [2005]
©2005
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 283 pages, 2 pages of plates) : illustrations (some color), maps
Series Anthropological horizons ; 29
Anthropological horizons ; 29
Contents ""Contents""; ""List of Illustrations""; ""Acknowledgments""; ""1 Introduction""; ""2 'This Is Not a Shanty Town'""; ""Histories""; ""3 The Toma, Its Origins, and the Early Years, 1968�1976""; ""4 Repression and Reorganization, 1976�1982""; ""5 After Reorganization, 1982�1992""; ""Memories""; ""6 The History Workshop: An Exercise in Popular Memory""; ""7 Narrative Truths""; ""8 Of Memory, Trash, and Politics""; ""9 Conclusion: The Weight of History""; ""Epilogue""; ""Appendix A: Peronist Identities""; ""Appendix B: Chronology""; ""Glossary""; ""A""; ""B""; ""C""; ""D""; ""E""; ""G""
""I""""J""; ""L""; ""M""; ""N""; ""O""; ""P""; ""Q""; ""S""; ""T""; ""U""; ""V""; ""Notes""; ""Bibliography""; ""Index""; ""A""; ""B""; ""C""; ""D""; ""E""; ""F""; ""G""; ""H""; ""I""; ""J""; ""L""; ""M""; ""N""; ""O""; ""P""; ""R""; ""S""; ""T""; ""U""; ""V""; ""W""
Summary "The Argentine dictatorship of 1976 to 1983 set out to transform Argentine society. Employing every means at its disposal - including rampant violation of human rights, union busting, and regressive economic policies - the dictatorship aimed to create its own kind of order. Lindsay DuBois's The Politics of the Past explores the lasting impact of this authoritarian transformative project on the people who lived through it." "DuBois's ethnography centres on Jose Ingenieros, a Buenos Aires neighbourhood founded in a massive squatter invasion in the early 1970s, and describes how the military government's actions largely subdued a politically engaged community. DuBois traces how state repression and community militancy are remembered in Jose Ingenieros and how the tangled and ambiguous legacies of the past continued to shape ordinary people's lives years after the collapse of the military regime." "This study breaks new ground in its exploration of the complex relationships between identity, memory, class formation, neoliberalism, and state violence."--Jacket
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Authoritarianism -- Argentina -- José Ingenieros II -- History -- 20th century.
Civil-military relations -- Argentina -- José Ingenieros II -- History -- 20th century.
Labor movement -- Argentina -- José Ingenieros II -- History -- 20th century.
Argentina -- Politics and government -- 1955-1983.
José Ingenieros II (Argentina) -- Social conditions -- 20th century.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1442682116 (electronic bk.)
9781442682115 (electronic bk.)
(paperback)