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Forest of Struggle: Moralities of Remembrance in Upland Cambodia

Eve Monique Zucker

Abstract

In a village community in the highlands of Cambodia's Southwest, people struggle to rebuild their lives after nearly thirty years of civil war and genocide. Recovery is a tenuous process as villagers attempt to shape a future while contending with the terrible rupture of the Pol Pot era. This book tracks the fragile progress of restoring the bonds of community in O'Thmaa and its environs, the site of a Khmer Rouge base and battlefield for nearly three decades between 1970 and 1998. The book uncovers the experiences of the people of O'Thmaa in the early days of the revolution, when some village ... More

Keywords: civil war, Cambodia, genocide, recovery, Pol Pot, O'Thmaa, Khmer Rouge

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2013 Print ISBN-13: 9780824836115
Published to Hawaii Scholarship Online: November 2016 DOI:10.21313/hawaii/9780824836115.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Eve Monique Zucker, author
London School of Economics and Political Science