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Title Territories of conflict : traversing Colombia through cultural studies / edited by Andrea Fanta Castro, Alejandro Herrero-Olaizola, and Chloe Rutter-Jensen
Published Rochester, NY : University of Rochester Press, [2017]
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Description 1 online resource (vi, 309 pages) : illustrations
Contents Introduction : Territories of conflict through Colombian cultural studies / Andrea Fanta Castro, Alejandro Herrero-Olaizola, and Chloe Rutter-Jensen -- Part One. Violence, memory, and nation. Narratives of the past in history textbooks / Tatjana Louis -- The duty of memory : La Violencia between remembrance and forgetting / Sven Schuster -- National identity in Colombian comics : between violence and new configurations / Felipe Gomez Gutierrez -- Victims and warriors : representations and self-representations of the FARC-EP and its leaders / Camilo Alberto Jimenez Alfonso -- Charisma and nation in the hegemony of Uribismo in Colombia / Gregory Lobo -- Part Two. Space, ethnicity, and the environment. The greenhouse gaze : climate and culture in Colombia (1808-1928) / Felipe Martínez-Pinzón -- The Darién Gap : political discourse and economic development in Colombia / Maurizio Ali -- Safeguarding the Witoto : how indigenous law may challenge the universality of human rights / Alvaro Diego Herrera Arango -- The soundscape and the reshaping of territories : neighborhood sounds in San Nicolas, Cali / Margarita Cuillar Barona and Joaquin Llorca Franco -- Part Three. Body and gender politics. The amputated body : ghostly and literal presence / Diana Paola Pardo Pedraza -- Colombian women activists and the potential for peace / Kate Paarlberg-Kvam -- Beauty queens and theme parks : coffee culture in contemporary Colombia / Stacey L. Hunt -- Amores invisibles : the politics of gender in the Colombian cultural industry / Héctor Fernández l'Hoeste -- Part Four. Musical and visual landscapes. Unheard claims, well-known rhythms : the musical guerrilla FARC-EP (1988-2010) / Ingrid Johanna Bolivar Ramirez -- The case of Chocquibtown : approaches to the nation in contemporary new Colombian music / David Fernando Garcia -- Weaving words and meanings for the Colombian countryside : Jorge Velosa's Carranguera lyrics / Silvia Serrano -- Natural plots : the rural turn in contemporary Colombian cinema / Maria Ospina -- Kidnapping and representation : images of a sovereign in the making / Claudia Liliana Salamanca Sanchez -- Going down narco memory lane : Pablo Escobar in the visual media / Aldona Bialowas Pobutsky
Summary Territories of Conflict offers a comprehensive view of the cultural and political landscapes of Colombia through in-depth analyses of citizenship, displacement, local and global cultures, grass-root movements, political activism, human rights, environmentalism, and media production. This volume investigates conflict as a creative force that is not fully devoid of its destructive meaning in Colombia. It is precisely through conflict that this nation's social and cultural fabric are being mapped out, thus resulting in territories -- understood in both a literal and a metaphorical sense -- that paradoxically exist in discordance. Contributors to this interdisciplinary volume include historians, sociologists, political scientists, musicologists, and environmentalists, as well as literary, media, and cultural studies specialists from the U.S., Colombia, and Europe
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Social conflict -- Colombia -- History
Education, Higher.
Intellectual life.
MUSIC -- Genres & Styles -- Latin.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- Cultural Policy.
Politics and government.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Anthropology -- Cultural.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Popular Culture.
Social conditions.
Social conflict.
Colombia -- Intellectual life
Colombia -- Politics and government.
Colombia -- Social conditions.
Colombia -- Study and teaching (Higher)
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
Author Fanta, Andrea, editor.
Herrero-Olaizola, Alejandro, editor.
Rutter-Jensen, Chloe, editor.
ISBN 1782049479