Archiving the unspeakable

silence, memory, and the photographic record in Cambodia
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Genocide, Political atrocities, Archives, Prisons, Political prisoners, Parti communiste du Kampuchea, Tuol Sleng (Prison : Phnom Penh, Cambodia), Hi
StatementMichelle Caswell
SeriesCritical human rights, Critical human rights
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDS554.8 .C385 2014
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 231 pages
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27156467M
ISBN 100299297543
ISBN 139780299297541
LC Control Number2013027988
OCLC/WorldCa854956925

In Archiving the Unspeakable, Michelle Caswell traces the social life of these photographic records through the lens of archival studies and elucidates how, paradoxically, they have become agents of silence and witnessing, human rights and injustice as they are deployed at various moments in time and space.

From their creation as Khmer Rouge administrative records to Cited by:   Archiving the Unspeakable: Silence, Memory, and the Photographic Record in Cambodia. Roughly million people died in Cambodia from untreated disease, starvation, and execution during the Khmer Rouge reign of less than four years in the late s.

The regime’s brutality has come to be symbolized by the multitude of black-and-white mug shots of prisoners taken /5(2). In Archiving the Unspeakable, Michelle Caswell traces the social life of these photographic records through the lens of archival studies and elucidates how, paradoxically, they have become agents of silence and witnessing, human rights and injustice as they are deployed at various moments in time and space.

From Archiving the unspeakable book creation as Khmer Rouge administrative records to /5(5). In Archiving the Archiving the unspeakable book, Michelle Caswell traces the social life of these photographic records through the lens of archival studies and elucidates how, paradoxically, they have become agents of silence and witnessing, human rights and injustice as they are deployed at various moments in time and space.

From their creation as Khmer Rouge administrative records to their transformation. Archiving the Unspeakable: Silence, Memory, and the Photographic Record in Cambodia by Michelle Caswell, Paperback | Barnes & Noble® Roughly million people died in Cambodia from untreated disease, starvation, and execution during the Khmer Rouge reign of less than four years inBrand: University of Wisconsin Press.

discourse significantly, providing the first book-length case study of the power of archives in support of accountability, social justice, and memory. Archiving the Unspeakable presents a compelling and multilayered account of recordkeeping, memory, power, and archival silences.

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In Archiving the Unspeakable, Michelle Caswell traces the social life of these photographic records through the lens of archival studies and elucidates how, paradoxically, they have become agents of silence and witnessing, human rights and injustice as they are deployed at.

prison to act as mere cogs in a relentless machine of death. The book's second chapter details the process of gathering the images into archives.

It recounts the often heroic efforts of profoundly committed individuals to preserve the images and make them accessible in the face of local hostility, international. ISBN Michelle Caswell’s  Archiving the Unspeakable  traces the social life of a profoundly haunting set of photographs.

Upon entering Tuol Sleng, the infamous Khmer Rouge torture, interrogation, and killing center (also known as S21), prisoners were systematically photographed. Archiving the Unspeakable: Silence, Memory, and the Photographic Record in Cambodia Michelle Caswell Critical Human Rights series Madison University of Wisconsin Press pp.

Softcover $ ISBN The Khmer Rouge photographed prisoners at. Archiving the Unspeakable: Silence, Memory and the Photographic Record in Cambodia by Michelle Caswell. Published in by the University of Wisconsin Press. This title is part of the Critical Human Rights Series.

Jennifer Dekker is a Subject Specialist Librarian at the University of. In Archiving the Unspeakable, Michelle Caswell traces the social life of these photographic records through the lens of archival studies and elucidates how, paradoxically, they have become agents.

Archiving the Unspeakable: Silence, Memory, and the Photographic Record in Cambodia. Septem - am. Jack & Florence Ferman Presentation Room. The Khmer Rouge ruled Cambodia for less than four years.

In their brief but devastating rule, approximately million people died from untreated disease, starvation, and execution. Archiving the Unspeakable by Michelle Caswell,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(33).

Get this from a library. Archiving the unspeakable: silence, memory, and the photographic record in Cambodia. [Michelle Caswell] -- Roughly million people died in Cambodia from untreated disease, starvation, and execution during the Khmer Rouge reign of less than four years in the late s.

The regime's brutality has come. Archiving the Unspeakable is important reading not only for scholars of the region but also for scholars seeking to understand the power and politics of archives and records, particularly in post-conflict or post-dictatorship settings.

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