Now, in A Lexicon of Terror, Marguerite Feitlowitz fully exposes the nightmare of sadism, paranoia, and deception the military dictatorship unleashed on the Argentine people, a nightmare that would claim over 30, 000 civilians from 1976 to 1983 and whose leaders were recently issued warrants by a Spanish court for the crime of genocide. Feitlowitz explores the perversion of language under state terrorism, both as it is used to conceal and confuse (qThe Parliament must be disbanded to rejuvenate democracyq) and to domesticate torture and murder. Thus, citizens kidnapped and held in secret concentration camps were qdisappearedq; torture was referred to as qintensive therapyq; prisoners thrown alive from airplanes over the ocean were called qfish food.q Based on six years of research and extensive interviews with peasants, intellectuals, activists, and bystanders, A Lexicon of Terror examines the full impact of this catastrophic period from its inception to the present, in which former torturers, having been legally pardoned or never charged, live side by side with those they tortured.He promised to call me back with further information about the manuals on Friday , September n, but he never did. a0. SOA Study Manual, aquot;Handling of Sources.aquot; i989, 4. Aps. SOA Study Manual, aquot;Counter- Inrelligence.aquot; i99i, a6j. aa. Ibid. aj.
|Title||:||A Lexicon of Terror|
|Publisher||:||Oxford University Press, USA - 1999|