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How Pol Pot came to power : colonialism, nationalism, and communism in Cambodia, 1930-1975

Author: Ben Kiernan
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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How did Pol Pot, a tyrant comparable to Hitler and Stalin in his brutality and contempt for human life, rise to power? This authoritative book explores what happened in Cambodia from 1930 to 1975, tracing the origins and trajectory of the Cambodian Communist movement and setting the ascension of Pol Pot's genocidal regime in the context of the conflict between colonialism and nationalism. A new preface bring this  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Pol Pot
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ben Kiernan
ISBN: 0300102623 9780300102628
OCLC Number: 56204961
Description: liii, 430 pages : illustrations, maps ; 21 cm
Contents: The origins of Khmer politics: Kampuchea between the wars --
Contending colonialisms: 1940-49 --
Contending nationalisms: 1949-52 --
Stalemate: 1952-54 --
International supervision --
The changing of the vanguard: "political struggle", 1955-66 --
The first civil war, 1967-70 --
Contending communisms: the second civil war, 1970-75.
Responsibility: Ben Kiernan.
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