Circle of Love Over Death: The Story of the Mothers of the Plaza de Mayo by Matilde MellibovskyCircle of Love Over Death: The Story of the Mothers of the Plaza de Mayo by Matilde Mellibovsky

Circle of Love Over Death: The Story of the Mothers of the Plaza de Mayo

byMatilde Mellibovsky

Paperback | November 1, 1996

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Matilde Mellibovsky not only describes the personal anguish of the families over the torturee, deaths or "disappearance" of their children, but also shows how the women gave emotional support to each other and the way in which, since 1976, they slowly but surely organized and built and international movement.
Matilde Mellibovsky is one of the founding Mothers of the Plaza de Mayo and currently lives in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
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Title:Circle of Love Over Death: The Story of the Mothers of the Plaza de MayoFormat:PaperbackDimensions:256 pages, 19.69 × 19.69 × 3.94 inPublished:November 1, 1996Publisher:Curbstone Press

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ISBN - 10:1880684381

ISBN - 13:9781880684382

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Table of Contents

Foreword by Antonio Elio Brailovsky
The Need for a Book
Arriving at the Plaza

Chapter 1: The Children
Let Those Who Want to Hear, Listen
Testimonies:
     Poema Gardella de Akerman
     Lola Weinschelbaum de Rubino
     María Adela Gard de Antokoletz
     Lidia Miy Uranga de Almeida

Chapter 2: The Mothers Confront the Disappearances
I Want to Mine the Earth until I Find You
Testimonies:
     Elida Busi de Galletti
     Esther Aracela Lado de Sanchez

Chapter 3: The Search and the Wait
Let Them Give Us Hope . . . 
Testimonies:
     Carmen Robles de Zurita
     Fanny Brener de Bendersky
     Enriqueta Maroni

Chapter 4: The Mothers Go to the Plaza
A Circle of Love
Testimonies:
     Marta Vázquez
     Angelica P. Sosa de Mignone
     Josefina Gandolfi de Salgado

Chapter 5: The Struggle and the Dictatorship
What Else Is There to Do, What Else Is There to Try? We Were Born Again. . . .
Testimonies:
     Carmen Aguiar de Lapaco
     Carmen Isabel Rodino de Cobo
     Gladys Castro de Lepiscopo

Chapter 6: Democracy Arrived
One Waited Full of Hope
Testimonies:
      Ilda Irrustita de Miccuci
      Sara Silver de Brodsky
      Alicia Rivarola de Cárdenas

Chapter 7: The Mothers Today
Why Do We Continue the Circle?
Testimony of Maria Isabel Choborik de Mariani

Testimonies:
      Elena Dubrovsky de Pasik
      Matilde Saidler de Melibovsky

Epilogue

Notes: Names & Terms

Editorial Reviews

"Heart-wrenching and deeply analytical, Circle of Love Over Death is mandatory reading for those who seek to understand the dynamics of state terrorism and people's resistance in the Americas."

—Alicia Partnoy