The Pol Pot Regime
Race, Power, and Genocide in Cambodia Under the Khmer Rouge, 1975-79 3rd Revised edition
By (author) Ben Kiernan
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Pol Pot Regime by Ben Kiernan
Book DescriptionThis 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
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780300144345
(197mm x 127mm x 38mm)
Imprint: Yale University Press
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publish Date: 15-Jul-2008
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Ben Kiernan
Blood and Soil, Paperback (March 2009)
Presents the global history of genocide and extermination from ancient times. This book examines outbreaks of mass violence from the classical era to the present, focusing on colonial exterminations and 20th-century case studies including the Armenian genocide, the Nazi Holocaust, Stalin's mass murders, and the Cambodian and Rwandan genocides.
How Pol Pot Came to Power, Paperback (September 2004)
How did Pol Pot, a tyrant comparable to Hitler and Stalin in his brutality and contempt for human life, rise to power? This book explores what happened in Cambodia from 1930 to 1975, tracing the origins and trajectory of the Cambodian Communist movement and the ascension of Pol Pot's genocidal regime. Updated with new preface.
Specter of Genocide, Paperback (July 2003)» View all books by Ben Kiernan
Offers an up-to-date, comprehensive history and analyses of multiple cases of genocide and genocidal acts.
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Author Biography - Ben Kiernan
Ben Kiernan is the A. Whitney Griswold Professor of History, professor of international and area studies, and the founding director of the Genocide Studies Program at Yale University (www.yale.edu/gsp). His other books include Blood and Soil: A World History of Genocide and Extermination from Sparta to Darfur and How Pol Pot Came to Power: Colonialism, Nationalism, and Communism in Cambodia, 1930--1975, published by Yale University Press.
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