The Pol Pot Regime: Race, Power, and Genocide in Cambodia under the Khmer Rouge, 1975-79, Third Edition (Paperback)
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The Pol Pot Regime: Race, Power, and Genocide in Cambodia under the Khmer Rouge, 1975-79, Third Edition (Paperback)

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Paperback 544 Pages / Published: 15/07/2008
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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

Publisher: Yale University Press
ISBN: 9780300144345
Number of pages: 544
Weight: 454 g
Dimensions: 197 x 127 x 35 mm


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"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

* Library Journal *

"The most comprehensive analysis of Khmer Rouge war crimes yet."-Yale Daily News

* Yale Daily News *

"Kiernan has compiled an invaluable record of the workings of a political phenomenon of our century, a materialistic idealogy applied to the enslavement of a people." -Simon Scott Plummer, Tablet

-- Simon Scott Plummer * Tablet *
"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
-- Richard Gough * Times Higher Education Supplement *

"This is not the first account of Pol Pot's terror. . . . But Mr. Kiernan's is perhaps the most complete and the closest to Cambodian sources."-The Economist

* The Economist *

"Impressively researched and deeply disturbing."-Sunday Telegraph

* Sunday Telegraph *

"One of the most important contributions to the subject so far, and one which neither specialist scholars nor general readers can afford to ignore." -R.B. Smith, Asian Affairs

-- R. B. Smith * Asian Affairs *

"The most detailed history to date of the genocidal Khmer Rouge regime. . . . This book, written at an advanced level, will certainly be the benchmark against which all future research on the Khmer Rouge must be measured. Very highly recommended."-Choice

* Choice *

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