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|Statement||[by] Sheldon W. Simon.|
|LC Classifications||DS557.C28 S56|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||178|
|LC Control Number||73081737|
This history of Cambodia from World War II up to the Vietnamese invasion in focuses on the devastating revolution that convulsed the country under Pol Pot between and , and the civil war that preceded it. David Chandler offers an analysis of the chaos during the s and an understanding of events in the previous quartercentury/5. Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Simon, Sheldon W., War and politics in Cambodia. Durham, N.C., Duke University Press, The political history of Cambodia between and , which culminated in the devastating revolutionary excesses of the Pol Pot regime, is one of unrest and misery. This book by David P. Chandler is the first to give a full account of this tumultuous by: Award-winning journalist Elizabeth Becker started covering Cambodia in for The Washington Post, when the country was perceived as little more than a footnote to the Vietnam War. Then, with the rise of the Khmer Rouge in came the closing of the border and a systematic reorganization of Cambodian society/5(59).
Statues were erected, books published, and elaborate ceremonies were planned to commemorate a date in that some overlook in Cambodia’s often troubled history, marking a peace that finally. My first book about Cambodia, Pol Pot's Smile, deals with the Khmer Rouge's devastating revolution and follows in the tracks of a Swedish delegation who travelled through the genocide without. The politics of Cambodia are defined within the framework of a constitutional monarchy, in which the King serves as the head of state, and the prime minister is the head of collapse of communism set in motion events that led to the withdrawal of the Vietnamese armed forces, which had established their presence in the country since the fall of the Khmer Rouge. The political history of Cambodia between and , which culminated in the devastating revolutionary excesses of the Pol Pot regime, is one of unrest and misery. This book by David s: 1.
A fascinating account of the politics of famine, this book describes in detail the relief effort along the Thai-Cambodian border following the Vietnamese invasion of Cambodia. Cambodia: Year Zero by Francois Ponchaud (Holt, Rinehart and Winston, ). In Cambodia, political transplants have found it difficult to establish grassroots bases, as last month’s local elections proved. Afghan returnees will likely face similar problems. Related Books. Since the fall of the Khmer Rouge regime in Cambodian politics has been dominated by Prime Minister Hun Sen and his ruling Cambodian People’s Party (CPP). war. The UN aimed for r. 1 Fred Charles Ikle, Every War Must End (New York: Columbia University Press, ). 2 This essay is condensed from my book, Singapore, ASEAN and the Cambodian Conflict (Singapore: NUS Press, ) which is based on the documents of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Singapore). The documents cited in this essay are from this depository.