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Björn Kumm's Note

CIA World Factbook. Includes map.

New Internationalist Profile

UN Development Program, Human Development Indicators

World Guide

World Guide (Montevideo)

On the Web: Articles

On the Web: Specialized Sites

Coalition for International Justice.

Human Rights Watch: Cambodia.

WWW Virtual Library.

In the Library: Articles

Contemporary Marxism 12-13 (1986). Special issue on Kampuchea/Cambodia.

Barnett, Anthony. "Cambodia will never disappear," New Left Review 180 (3-4/90):101-26.

Bekaert, Jacques. "The Khmer Coalition: Who Wins? Who Loses?," Indochina Issues 28 (9/82).

Bitar, Mona. "Bombs, plots & allies: Cambodia & the Western powers, 1958-59," in R.J. Aldrich & G.D. Rawnsley (eds.) The Clandestine Cold War in Asia, 1945-65: Western Intelligence, Propaganda & Special Operations (Portland, 2000).

Blaustein, Susan. "Cambodia's future: looking to the private sector," Nation (2/20/89):226-28.

__________. "Old war: China card & Sihanouk," Nation (10/30/89):485-88.

Caldwell, Malcolm. "Background to the conflict in Indochina," Monthly Review 31,4 (9/79):1-20.

Clymer, Kenton J. "American assistance to the Cambodian resistance forces," Indochina Issues 90 (4/90).

Frieson, Kate. "The political nature of Democratic Kampuchea," Pacific Affairs 61 (fall 1988):405-27.

Goodman, Peter S. "The land of the one-legged man," LA Times Magazine (9/23/91).

Herod, Bill. "Cambodia: before it’s too late," Christianity & Crisis (10/23/89):331-32.

Hiebert, Murray (ed.) "Cambodia: perespectives on the impasse," Indochina Issues 64 (2-3/86).

Hinton, Alexander. "Agents of death: explaining the Cambodian genocide in terms of psychosocial dissonance," American Anthropologist 98,4 (1996):818-31.

Jennar, Raoul. "Cambodia: which way to peace?" Indochina Issues 91 (10/90).

Ledgerwood, Judy. "The Cambodian Tuol Sleng museum of genocidal crimes: national narrative," Museum Anthropology 21,1 (Jan, 1997): 82-98.

Magistad, Mary Kay. "The Khmer Rouge: a profile," Indochina Issues 86 (10/88):1-7.

__________. "The specter of the Khmer Rouge," Nation (2/20/89):228-31.

Palmieri, Victor H. "Famine, media & geopolitics: the Khmer relief effort, 1980," in Cahill (ed.) Famine (Maryknoll, 1982), pp. 19-27.

Pilger, John. "Reseeding the killing fields," Nation (10/1/95):342-46. On U.S. support for Khmer Rouge.

Pocha, Jehangir. "Little Cambodia looks to trade up in the world," Christian Science Monitor (9/2/03):9.

Porter, Gareth. "Storm over Indochina: a political primer," Indochina Issues 25 (may 1982).

Ryle, John. "The invisible enemy," New Yorker (11/29/93). Deadly impact of landmines.

Scheer, Robert. "Out of Cambodia," Nation (8/11/97):5-6.

Shannon, Paul. "Cambodia suffers major defeat," Z Magazine (10/92).

Shawcross, William. "Persecution on political, racial or religious grounds," in Gutman & Schieff (eds.) Crimes of War (

Stark, Gail D. "Cambodia beset," Nation (4/18/66).

Turkoly-Joczik, Rober L. "Cambodia’s Khmer Serei movement," Asian Affairs 15 (spr 1988):48-62.

Vickery, Michael. "The campaign against Cambodia, 1990-91," Indochina Issues 93 (10/91).

Zachary, G. Pascal. "The sounds of silence," In These Times (7/9/01):14-15.

In the Library: Non-Fiction Books

Ablin, David A. & Marlowe Hood (eds.) The Cambodian Agony (Armonk NY, 1986).

Becker, Elizabeth. When the War Was Over: The Voices of Cambodia’s Revolution & Its People (NY, 1986).

Burchett, Wilfred G. Mekong Upstream: A Visit to Laos & Cambodia (Berlin: Seven Seas, 1959).

__________. The Second Indochina War: Cambodia & Laos (NY: International, 1970).

__________. The China-Cambodia-Vietnam Triangle (London: Zed, 1981).

Carney, Timothy M. Communist Party Power in Kampuchea (Cambodia): Documents & Discussion (Cornell Southeast Asia Data Paper #106; Ithaca, 1977).

Chandler, David. Voices from S-21: Terror & History in Pol Pot’s Secret Prison (Berkeley, 1999).

__________. Brother Number One: A Political Biography of Pol Pot (Boulder, 1999).

Chang, Pao-Min. Kampuchea between China & Vietnam (Athens OH, 1985).

Charny, Joel & John Spragens Jr. Obstacles to Recovery in Vietnam & Kampuchea: U.S. Embargo of Humanitarian Aid (Boston, 1984).

Chopra, V.D. New Spring in Kampuchea (New Delhi, 1988).

Criddle, Joan D. & Teeda Butt Mam. To Destroy You is No Loss. The Odyssey of a Cambodian Family (NY, 1987).

Deac, Wilfred P. Road to the Killing Fields: The Cambodian War of 1970-1975 (College Station TX, 199?).

Dudman, Richard. Forty Days with the Enemy: The Story of a Journalist Held Captive by Guerrillas in Cambodia (NY, 1971).

Fernando, Laksiri. Human Rights, Politics & States: Burma, Cambodia, Sri Lanka (Colombo: Social Scientists' Association, 2002).

Haas, Michael. Genocide by Proxy: Cambodian Pawn on a Superpower Chessboard (NY, 1991).

__________. Cambodia, Pol Pot & the U.S.: The Faustian Pact (NY, 1991).

Him, Chanrithy. When Broken Glass Floats: Growing Up under the Khmer Rouge (NY: Norton, 2000).

Hitchens, Christopher. The Trial of Henry Kissinger (NY: Verso, 2001). Develops strong case that his actions during Vietnam War & later (& in particular the massive bombing of Cambodia & Laos) qualify him for prosecution as a war criminal.

Jackson, Karl D. (comp.) Cambodia, 1975-78: Rendezvous with Death (Princeton, 1989).

Khieu Samphan. Cambodia’s Economy & Industrial Development (Cornell Southeast Asia Data Paper #111; Ithaca, 1979).

Kiernan, Ben. How Pol Pot Came to Power: A History of Communism in Kampuchea, 1930-1975 (London, 1985).

__________. The Pol Pot Regime. Race, Power & Genocide in Cambodia under the Khmer Rouge, 1975-1979 (New Haven, 1998).

Kiljunen, Kimmo (ed.) Kampuchea. Decade of the Genocide (London, 1984).

Kobelev, E.V. (ed.) Kampuchea: From Tragedy to Rebirth (Moscow, 1979).

Lawyers Committee for Human Rights. Kampuchea: After the Worst (NY, 1985).

__________. Seeking Shelter: Cambodians in Thailand (NY, 1987).

Maguire, Peter. Facing Death in Cambodia (NY: Columbia, 2005).

Mills, Nicolaus & Kira Brunner (eds.) The New Killing Fields: Massacre & the Politics of Intervention (NY: Basic Books, 2002).

Morris, Stephen J. Why Vietnam Invaded Cambodia. Political Culture & the Causes of War (Stanford, 1999).

Mysliwiec, Eva. Punishing the Poor: The International Isolation of Kampuchea (Boston, 1987).

Nolan, Keith William. Into Cambodia: Spring Campaign, Summer Offensive, 1970 (Novato CA, 1990).

Osborne, Milton. Politics & Power in Cambodia (NY, 197?).

__________. Before Kampuchea: Preludes to a Tragedy (London, 1984).

__________. Sihanouk: Prince of Light, Prince of Darkness (Honolulu, 1994).

Robinson, Court & Arthur Wallenstein. Unfulfilled Hopes. The Humanitarian Parole/Immigrant Visa Program for Border Cambodians (Cambridge, 1988).

Rowley, Kelvin & Grant Evans. Red Brotherhood at War: Indochina since the Fall of Saigon (London, 1984).

Scott, Peter. Lost Crusade: America’s Secret Cambodian Mercenaries (Annapolis, 1998).

Shawcross, William. Sideshow: Kissinger, Nixon & the Destruction of Cambodia (NY, 1979).

__________. The Quality of Mercy: Cambodia, Holocaust & Modern Conscience (NY, 1984). Critique of Vietnamese occupation & world response food crisis of early 1980’s.

Sihanouk, Norodom (as related to Wilfred Burchett). My War with the CIA. The Memoirs of Prince Norodom Sihanouk (Harmondsworth, 1973).

Smith, Frank. Interpretive Accounts of the Khmer Rouge Years: Personal Experience in Cambodian Peasant World View (Madison, 1989).

Steinberg, David (ed.) Cambodia: People, Society & Culture (New Haven, 1959).

Szymusiak, Molyda. The Stones Cry Out: A Cambodian Childhood, 1975-1980 (NY, 1986).

Thayer, Nate. The Insanity of Evil. Living Dangerously in Cambodia: A Foreign Correspondent’s Story (NY, 1999).

Vickery, Michael. Cambodia: 1975-1982 (Boston, 1982).

In the Library: Fiction

In the Library: For Young Readers

In the Library: Poetry

In the Library: Drama

In the Library: Photography

CD & Audio

Film & Video

"The Flute Player" [2003], dir. Jocelyn Glatzer, 53m. From Runaway Films.

"The Killing Fields" [1984], dir. Roland Joffré, 141m. In video stores.

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