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New PDF release: A Lexicon of Terror: Argentina and the Legacies of Torture,

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By Marguerite Feitlowitz

ISBN-10: 0199744696

ISBN-13: 9780199744695

Tanks roaring over farmlands, pregnant girls tortured, 30,000 participants "disappeared"--these have been the horrors of Argentina's soiled conflict. A New York Times impressive booklet of the yr and Finalist for the L.L. Winship / PEN New England Award in 1998, A Lexicon of Terror is a delicate and unflinching account of the sadism, paranoia, and deception the army junta unleashed at the Argentine humans from 1976 to 1983.

This up-to-date version contains a new epilogue that chronicles significant political, felony, and social advancements in Argentina because the book's preliminary booklet. It additionally keeps the tales of the participants inquisitive about the soiled conflict, together with the torturers, kidnappers and murderers previously granted immunity below now dissolved amnesty legislation. also, Feitlowitz discusses investigations introduced within the intervening years that experience indicated that the community of torture facilities, focus camps, and different operations liable for the "desaparecidas" was once extra common than formerly proposal. A Lexicon of Terror vividly inspires this surprising period and tells of the enduring results it has left at the Argentine culture.

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