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Cambodia's curse : the modern history of a troubled land

Author: Joel Brinkley
Publisher: New York : PublicAffairs, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Nobel Prize winning reporter Joel Brinkley illuminates the country, its people, and the deep historical roots of its modern-day behavior.
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Pol Pot; Pol Pot.; Pol Pot; Pol Pot.
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joel Brinkley
ISBN: 9781586487874 1586487876 9781610391832 1610391837
OCLC Number: 298186482
Description: xix, 386 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Map of Cambodia (starting p. vi) --
Preface (starting p. ix) --
Introduction (starting p. 3) --
Chapter One (starting p. 17) --
Chapter Two (starting p. 33) --
Chapter Three (starting p. 53) --
Chapter Four (starting p. 69) --
Chapter Five (starting p. 87) --
Chapter Six (starting p. 105) --
Chapter Seven (starting p. 133) --
Chapter Eight (starting p. 155) --
Chapter Nine (starting p. 171) --
Chapter Ten (starting p. 189) --
Chapter Eleven (starting p. 207) --
Chapter Twelve (starting p. 221) --
Chapter Thirteen (starting p. 245) --
Chapter Fourteen (starting p. 265) --
Chapter Fifteen (starting p. 287) --
Chapter Sixteen (starting p. 311) --
Chapter Seventeen (starting p. 337) --
Epilogue (starting p. 347) --
Acknowledgments (starting p. 359) --
Notes (starting p. 361) --
Bibliography (starting p. 367) --
Index (starting p. 369)
Responsibility: Joel Brinkley.

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A Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist returns to Cambodia thirty years after the fall of the Khmer Rouge to report on the countrys struggle to recover from its past  Read more...

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Kirkus, February 15, 2011 "An excellent...account of a country whose historic poverty, exacerbated by the Vietnam War, remains remarkably unchanged."Publishers Weekly"A riveting piece of literary Read more...

 
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