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The tragedy of Cambodian history

David P. Chandler

The tragedy of Cambodian history

politics, war, and revolution since 1945

by David P. Chandler

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Published by Yale University Press in New Haven .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Cambodia
    • Subjects:
    • Cambodia -- Politics and government

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 381-387) and index.

      StatementDavid P. Chandler.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS554.7 .C46 1991
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 396 p. :
      Number of Pages396
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1538643M
      ISBN 100300049196
      LC Control Number91017074

      Home > About Cambodia > Tragedy of Cambodia. On the surface Cambodia is a fertile, ancient country that captivates the imagination. But behind its lush green terrain lies a dark history of colonialism, war and holocaust. The Cambodian Genocide. Sadly, this is a country best known for the Cambodian genocide. The Tragedy of Cambodian History: Politics, War, and Revolution since ,books, textbooks, text book Compare book prices at online bookstores worldwide for the lowest price for new & used textbooks and discount books! 1 click to get great deals on cheap books, cheap textbooks & discount college textbooks on sale.

        In addition to some selected books about history of Cambodia, this list also features books on Cambodian genocide, Khmer Rouge, and the tragedy of Cambodian history. The recommended books will help you learn more about the history the Cambodian ancient temples across Siem Reap and other parts of Cambodia. The history of Cambodia, a country in mainland Southeast Asia, can be traced back to Indian civilization Detailed records of a political structure on the territory of what is now Cambodia first appear in Chinese annals in reference to Funan, a polity that encompassed the southernmost part of the Indochinese peninsula during the 1st to 6th centuries.. Centered at the lower Mekong, .

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