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

Author: Joel Brinkley
Publisher: New York : PublicAffairs, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView 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.
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joel Brinkley
ISBN: 9781586487874 1586487876 1610391837 9781610391832
OCLC Number: 828559401
Description: xix, 386 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Other Titles: Modern history of a troubled land
Responsibility: Joel Brinkley.

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A Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist "cuts a clear narrative path through the bewildering, cynical politics and violent social life of one of the world's most brutalized and hard-up countries."  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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