The Art of Truth-Telling About Authoritarian Rule

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Ksenija Bilbija

University of Wisconsin Press

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How do individuals begin to speak about a political past that is too horrible for words? How is truth best voiced in a society moving out of authoritarianism? This generously illustrated volume examines the creation of stories, accounts, images, songs, street theater, paintings, and ideas that pay witness to authoritarian pasts in South Africa, Argentina, Chile, Guatemala, Cambodia, Serbia, Bosnia, among others.