The general objective of this chapter is to make visible some historical backgrounds about the political violence perpetrated by the State in Concepción, wich corresponds to the return operation, and subsequent repression during the civic-military dictatorship (1973-1990). In particular, it is of interest to highlight from a recent history approach, the assumption that during the 80's decade, it was implemented actions of political violence, as the instalation of the detention and torture center denominated “Cuartel Bahamondes”, wich objective was to anihilate and exterminate the resistance actions. The methods includes the primary sources, files from the archbishopric of Concepción and testimonies as well as journalistic and academic secondary sources. The findings show the need to enphasise the value and resignify the narrations and local spaces of memory.
|Translated title of the contribution
|Political violence against MIR in Concepción, Biobio region: The cuartel Bahamondes as an operation, detention and torture center in 1984.
|Number of pages
|Published - 1 Jan 2019
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Sociology and Political Science
- Political Science and International Relations