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Argentina's Missing Bones: Revisiting the History of the Dirty War

James P. Brennan


Missing Bones: the ‘Dirty War ’in Córdoba examines the history of state terrorism during Argentina’s 1976—83 military dictatorship in a single place: the industrial city of Córdoba, Argentina’s second largest city and the site of some of the dirty war’s greatest crimes. It examines the city’s previous history of social protest, working class militancy and leftist activism as an explanation for the particular nature of the dirty war there. Missing Bones examines both national and transnational influences on the counter-revolutionary war in Córdoba. The book also considers the legacy of this per ... More

Keywords: Argentina, dirty war, dictatorship, state terrorism, the disappeared, human rights, memory

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9780520297913
Published to California Scholarship Online: September 2018 DOI:10.1525/california/9780520297913.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

James P. Brennan, author
University of California, Riverside