By Ofelia Ferrán,Lisa Hilbink

This booklet presents a finished, interdisciplinary research of the a number of legacies of Francoist violence in modern Spain, with a unique concentrate on the exhumations of mass graves from the Civil conflict and post-war period. many of the contributions body their research inside a broader mirrored image at the nature, functionality and legacies of state-sanctioned violence in its many kinds. supplying views from fields as assorted as historical past, political technology, literary and cultural experiences, forensic and cultural anthropology, overseas human rights legislations, sociology, and artwork, this quantity explores the multifaceted nature of a society’s reckoning with previous violence. It speaks not just to these drawn to modern Spain and Western Europe, but additionally to these learning problems with transitional and post-transitional justice in different nationwide and local contexts.

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