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Aftermaths of Genocide: Cambodian Villagers

May Ebihara and Judy Ledgerwood

in Annihilating Difference

Published by University of California Press

Published in print August 2002 | ISBN: 9780520230286
Published online May 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780520927575 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1525/california/9780520230286.003.0010
Aftermaths of Genocide: Cambodian Villagers

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This chapter takes a look at how anthropologists can provide an analysis of the devastation that follows genocide and how survivors try to rebuild their lives. The analysis presented in this chapter focuses on a hamlet in central Cambodia, where nearly half of the population studied in 1959–60 died of disease, overwork, starvation, or execution.

Keywords: rebuild lives; central Cambodia; devastation; genocide

Chapter.  10185 words. 

Subjects: Anthropology

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