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Andean Truths: Transitional Justice, Ethnicity, and Cultural Production in Post-Shining Path Peru

Anne Lambright

Abstract

Andean Truths: Transitional Justice, Ethnicity, and Cultural Production in Post-Shining Path Peru studies how literature, drama, film, and the visual arts contest the dominant narrative of national peace and reconciliation, as constructed by Peru’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission. Established in 2001, the Commission aimed to ‘investigate and make public the truth’ of the country’s twenty-year civil war, drawing upon homologous predecessors that provided a highly scripted model of truth-gathering and national healing. In this model, a predetermined collective mourning, catharsis, and reconc ... More

Keywords: Human Rights in Peru, Shining Path, Truth and Reconciliation Commission-Peru, Post-shining Path Peru, Transitional Justice, Human Rights and literature, Human Rights and film, Human Rights and theatre, Human Rights and art, Andean culture

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2016 Print ISBN-13: 9781781382516
Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: January 2019 DOI:10.5949/liverpool/9781781382516.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Anne Lambright, author
Trinity College