The Pol Pot Regime: Race, Power, and Genocide in Cambodia Under the Khmer Rouge, 1975-79

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Yale University Press, 2008 - Biography & Autobiography - 540 pages
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This edition of Ben Kiernan's 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. Kiernan's other books include 'Blood and Soil: A World History of Genocide and Extermination from Sparta to Darfur' and 'How Pol Pot Came to Power'.
 

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What was the nature of the regime that turned Cambodia into grisly killing fields and murdered or starved to death 1.7 million of the country's eight million inhabitants? In this riveting book, the ... Read full review

The Pol Pot regime: race, power, and genocide in Cambodia under the Khmer Rouge, 1975-79

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Pol Pot, the paramount leader of Democratic Kampuchea, trumps Hitler, Stalin, and Mao as the most bloodthirsty ruler of modern history. In fewer than four years, Pol Pot's regime caused the death of 1 ... Read full review

Contents

The Quest for Total Power
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chapter eight Power Politics 197677
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chapter eleven The End of the Pol Pot Regime
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