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    The Misrepresentation of Cambodia Sociology 300 Professor: Emmanuel Obi Althea M Pullins 01/18/2010 Abstract The history of Cambodia will be reviewed in this paper. The paper will focus on the history of Cambodia from the time that Pol Pot led the country until present time. The paper will look in detail at the genocide of Cambodia that occurred under the leadership of Pol Pot from 1975 to 1979 where an estimated 2,000,000 Cambodians died. An analysis of the political landscape will

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    Genocide In Cambodia

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    significant influence on the development of Cambodia. As with any act of genocide, the mass killings executed between 1975 and 1979 deeply scarred both the economic and socio-political fabric of Cambodia, profoundly affecting the operations of the state, and detrimentally impacting the lives of its citizenry. To look first at the economic side of the equation, the Khmer Rouge, upon their rise to power, greatly altered the economic trajectory of Cambodia, reorienting the nation towards a heavily state-driven

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    America In Cambodia

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    Paper: America in Cambodia The international affairs and the involvement of America during the Vietnam War was one of the greatest involvements in American history. Not only was America involved with Vietnamese affairs, but the U.S. was also involved in Cambodian affairs as well. The historical relevance of Cambodia is often overlooked when discussing the war as a whole. The events in Cambodia were events marked in history as side effects of the Vietnam War; however, Cambodia is more that just a

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    Genocide In Cambodia

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    Hunter Shoeman Ms.Davies English 10 Block 1 April 2nd Cambodia No Leader of any country should have the power to kill innocent people, however as history has shown that is not always the case. In Cambodia, a leader named Pol Pot Started Khmer Rouge, ruled from 1975-1979. It was in these years that he began a murderous regime. The CPK, also known as The Communist Party of Kampuchea, can also be referred to as Khmer Rouge’s other name. Khmer had so much power and authority that he was able to beat

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    The Genocide In Cambodia

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    Cambodian Genocide The history of Cambodia is something quite remarkable. This country has somehow seemed to prevail through their most difficult time ever, the Cambodian Genocide. Before the Genocide actually happened, Cambodia was in another country's war. Cambodia is settled right next to Vietnam, which had also fought against the French to gain independence. Prince Sihanouk helped to keep Cambodia at a neutral state during the Vietnamese Civil war by allowing both sides to keep

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    USInvasion Of Cambodia Essay

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    banyan tree grows throughout Cambodia. It may reach a height of over 100 feet, and as it grows, new roots descend from its branches, pushing into the ground and forming new trunks. The roots grow relentlessly; many of the ancient temples of Angkor have toppled as these roots have become embedded in the cracks and crevices between their massive stones. A single tree might have dozens of trunks, and it is often impossible to tell which is the original. This is Cambodia today: a thousand intertwined

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    the Indochina peninsula in Southeast Asia lays the small country of Cambodia, a country that has been in economic turmoil for decades. One economic downfall after another has led to about a third of the nation existing below the poverty line which was at 2,473 Riel or 61 cents per day in 2010. Cambodia’s population is estimated to be around 15,000,000 people. So that leaves about 5,000,000 in poverty. The current struggle Cambodia has to face is the future. The private sector needs to create enough

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    The Cambodia of the late 19th and 20th century was a far cry from the once great Khmer Empire famous for its engagement in ambitious state projects such as the building of Angkor Wat. In 1884, France integrated Cambodia into its Indochinese colony. France lost its grip on Cambodia in 1941 to Japanese invasion during World War II but attempted to gain it back at the war's end. At the conclusion 1954 Geneva Accords that concluded the eight-year-long First Indochina War, Cambodia gained its independence

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    Cambodia Research Paper

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    Cambodia is a small country in the Indochina region of Southeast Asia. It is largely a land of fields and high rivers. Cambodia lies between various air and trade routes linking China to India and Southeast Asia. For 2000 years, Cambodia’s civilization absorbed influences from India and China. Cambodia, in turn, transferred these powers to other Southeast Asian cultures. The Khmer empire reached its peak in the 12th century, a time characterized by the formation of massive temple complexes. However

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    Cambodia is a country in Southeast Asia which is about half the size of California and was ruled by the French until the Japanese could win the war. Cambodia borders the Gulf of Thailand, Thailand,Vietnam and Laos. Japan on the other hand surrendered the war so then the French took over in 1945. This time around the French allowed the Cambodians to have political parties and a constitution. Then in 1949 Cambodia was semi-independent according to a treaty. The French finally gave Cambodia their independence

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