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The Tragedy Of Cambodian History: Politics, War, And Revolution Since 1945
The Tragedy Of Cambodian History: Politics, War, And Revolution Since 1945
By David P. Chandler
Yale University Press, 1992, 396 pp

This is a considered, detailed history of one of the bloodiest and most tragic attempts at social engineering in the twentieth century. Chandler's book will remain the definitive treatment of Cambodia since World War II.