Cambodia's Curse: The Modern History of a Troubled Land
A generation after Pol Pot's regime killed one quarter of the nation's population, Cambodia shows every outward sign of having overcome its devastating history the streets of Phnom Penh are paved; skyscrapers dot the skyline. But behind this faȧde lies a country still haunted by its years of terror.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - zmagic69 - LibraryThing
Great book, providing a high level overview of Cambodia. From the rise of Pol Pot and the Khmer Rouge, to Vietnam taking over the country in 1979, to the UN getting involved. The primary focus of the ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - HadriantheBlind - LibraryThing
Cambodia - one of the worst suffering lands in Asia, comparable in some areas only to Burma or North Korea. The author does a good job at chronicling the sufferings of the people - corruption, famine ... Read full review