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The Pol Pot regime

by Ben Kiernan | 15 July 2008
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Category: General History
This edition of Ben Kiernan's definitive account of the Cambodian revolution and genocide includes a new preface that takes the story up to 2008 and the UN-sponsored Khmer Rouge tribunal.  "Deeply detailed, meticulously reported. . . . Important [and] valuable." -Nation  "In this authoritative work, Ben Kiernan . . . explores the reasons why Pol Pot's Khmer Rouge revolution became a Cambodian nightmare." -Richard Gough, Times Higher Education Supplement  "Perhaps the most complete [account of Pol Pot's terror] and the closest to Cambodian sources." -Economist  "One of the most important contributions to the subject so far." -R. B. Smith, Asian Affairs  "Kiernan, the leading authority on modern Cambodia, meticulously examines Pol Pot's killing machine and clears up many misconceptions found in earlier studies. . . . An important book for students of genocide as well as scholars of Southeast Asia." -Library Journal  "[A] detailed and chilling history." -Asiaweek  "The most detailed history to date of the genocidal Khmer Rouge regime. . . . This book . . . will certainly be the benchmark against which all future research on the Khmer Rouge must be measured. Very highly recommended." -Choice
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This edition of Ben Kiernan's definitive account of the Cambodian revolution and genocide includes a new preface that takes the story up to 2008 and the UN-sponsored Khmer Rouge tribunal.  "Deeply detailed, meticulously reported. . . . Important [and] valuable." -Nation  "In this authoritative work, Ben Kiernan . . . explores the reasons why Pol Pot's Khmer Rouge revolution became a Cambodian nightmare." -Richard Gough, Times Higher Education Supplement  "Perhaps the most complete [account of Pol Pot's terror] and the closest to Cambodian sources." -Economist  "One of the most important contributions to the subject so far." -R. B. Smith, Asian Affairs  "Kiernan, the leading authority on modern Cambodia, meticulously examines Pol Pot's killing machine and clears up many misconceptions found in earlier studies. . . . An important book for students of genocide as well as scholars of Southeast Asia." -Library Journal  "[A] detailed and chilling history." -Asiaweek  "The most detailed history to date of the genocidal Khmer Rouge regime. . . . This book . . . will certainly be the benchmark against which all future research on the Khmer Rouge must be measured. Very highly recommended." -Choice
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€23.80
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This edition of Ben Kiernan's definitive account of the Cambodian revolution and genocide includes a new preface that takes the story up to 2008 and the UN-sponsored Khmer Rouge tribunal.  "Deeply detailed, meticulously reported. . . . Important [and] valuable." -Nation  "In this authoritative work, Ben Kiernan . . . explores the reasons why Pol Pot's Khmer Rouge revolution became a Cambodian nightmare." -Richard Gough, Times Higher Education Supplement  "Perhaps the most complete [account of Pol Pot's terror] and the closest to Cambodian sources." -Economist  "One of the most important contributions to the subject so far." -R. B. Smith, Asian Affairs  "Kiernan, the leading authority on modern Cambodia, meticulously examines Pol Pot's killing machine and clears up many misconceptions found in earlier studies. . . . An important book for students of genocide as well as scholars of Southeast Asia." -Library Journal  "[A] detailed and chilling history." -Asiaweek  "The most detailed history to date of the genocidal Khmer Rouge regime. . . . This book . . . will certainly be the benchmark against which all future research on the Khmer Rouge must be measured. Very highly recommended." -Choice

Product Details

The Pol Pot regime

ISBN9780300144345

FormatPAPERBACK

PublisherYALE UNIVERSITY PRESS (15 July. 2008)

No. of Pages477

Weight626

Language English (United States)

Dimensions 197 x 127 x 35