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The Intimacy of Defeat: Exhumations in Contemporary Spain

@inproceedings{Martn2010TheIO,
  title={The Intimacy of Defeat: Exhumations in Contemporary Spain},
  author={Francisco Jos{\'e} Ferr{\'a}ndiz Mart{\'i}n},
  year={2010}
}
Valdediós, Asturias, October 27th, 1937. Just a few days after the city of Gijón was taken by the “Nationals” and the region of Asturias surrendered to Franco ́s troops, a tragic event took place in a monastery that was at the time being used as a psychiatric hospital. It was only one in thousands of similar incidents taking place in the recently defeated Asturias and all throughout Spain, as part of a systematic repressive policy involving “the annihilation of the defeated,” a policy carefully… 
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