INDE x
Abancay (Peru), 85–86
ABC of Communism (Preobra-
zhenzky), 155–56
abjection. See dehumanization
(of victims)
abortion, 89, 90, 97, 110, 121
Abril rojo (Roncagliolo), 150
Abu Ghraib prison (Iraq), 108
Acéphale (journal), 227
Adad, Ida, 204
African slave trade, 23–24
After the Inferno (Lazzara), 172–73
Agamben, Giorgio, 4–5, 94, 179, 219
airplanes, 102, 117–18, 194, 203
alcohol, 28, 34, 40, 85, 95, 229
Alejandra, Lila, 220
Alejandra, Marcia. See Merino Vegas,
Marcia (“La Flaca Alejandra”)
“aliens,” 98. See also indigenous
people
Allende, Salvador, 116, 168, 169, 171;
workers for, 172, 173, 180, 183
Alsogaray, Julio, 127
Alvarenga, Captain, 158
Alvarez, Julia, 26
Amaya Márquez, Rufina, 20, 153,
162–67, 170
amnesia. See memory
Amnesty International, 100
amputation. See dismemberment
Amuleto (Bolaño), 235
Andean world. See indigenous people
Anderson, Jon Lee, 125, 265n12
animals, 29, 89, 227; behavior of, com-
pared to humans, 83, 94; in human
male bonding rituals, 13, 55, 86;
killing of, 135, 142; people likened
to, 68, 86, 126, 133–34, 139, 145;
people treated like, 21, 82–83, 101.
See also dehumanization
anticommunism. See war on
communism
apartheid (segregation), 5, 9, 56–76
Apocalipstick (Monsiváis), 22, 230
apocalyptic visions: from Latin
American violence, 22, 229–30,
249; in popular culture, 1–2, 112,
117, 232–46; prevalence of, 216–17
Arana, Julio César, 5
Araujo, Arturo, 156
Árbenz Guzmán, Jacobo, 49
Arce, Luz, 18, 19–20, 172–89
The Archaic Utopia (Vargas Llosa),
70–74
Archbishopric of Guatemala. See
Guatemala: Nunca más report
Arditi, Benjamin, 75
Arendt, Hannah, 4, 18
Argentina: army of, 124, 127, 189–90,
193–94; buried books in, 32; cru-
elty to indigenous people in, 5, 7,
46; the disappeared in, 192–95, 197,
198, 200, 203, 209, 273n3, 273n9;
drug gangs in, 21; ESMA detention
center in, 102–3, 189–90, 201, 203,
204, 248, 264n33; government
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