Cambodian American

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  • Essay on Ethnography on Cambodian Americans

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    I chose Cambodian Americans for my target culture because it was a place I knew very little about. My ignorance of that side of the world is laughable to say the least. Cambodian American was a great choice because both the people and the culture are very captivating to me. While some Cambodian Americans become very westernized, accepting most of America’s cultural norms, some hold strong to their Cambodian traditions and way of life. Through Geert Hofstede’s Taxonomy, I will explore the dynamics

  • The Cambodian Homicide: The Native American Genocide

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    devastating genocide wads. It was the Native American Genocide. Another example of deadly genocides is the Cambodian Genocide. This was an attempt to form an utopian society. More so it was a ethnic cleansing of the entire Cambodian population. This essay will compare and Contrast the Native American Genocide to the deadly Cambodian Genocide. The Cambodian

  • Cambodian American Essay

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    Introduction- Beauty and Darkness Cambodian is one of the newest influxes of immigrants from Southeast Asia. The beauty and the darkness of Cambodia imprinted in history. Cambodia, a country of fertile land and dotted rice fields, of famous and breath taking monuments and ancient temples, of arts and crafts, cultural attractions, and most definitely a history like no other. This is the country that exhibits one of the seven wonders of the world- that is the famous Angkor Wat. Angkor Wat, the largest

  • Graduation Speech : An American Born Cambodian

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    As an American-born Cambodian, I embrace my culture and share it with those who want to learn more. My parents escaped from the Khmer Rouge in search of political freedom and economic opportunity for themselves and their children in America. As a part of a first-generation immigrant family, I grew up in an environment where many of my peer’s values were different from mine. My family celebrates Chaul Chnam Themey (Cambodian New Year) every year in April where there is a joyful celebration at the

  • Cambodian Refugee’s and their adjustment to American Society One of the youngest ethnic groups of

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    Cambodian Refugee’s and their adjustment to American Society One of the youngest ethnic groups of Southeast Asians migrated to the United States during the mid 1970s was the Cambodian population. They are considered one of the youngest generations of immigrants in American society along with the rest of the Southeast Asians or Indo-Chinese; Vietnamese, Lao, and Hmong. All of the ethnic groups in the Cold War era were seeking political asylum to the States from their respective homeland caused by

  • Asian-Americans: Orientalist A Grain Of Sand

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    as, many Asian-Americans have struggled with their lives. These struggles ranged from some being persecuted for being a certain race and others for finding it hard to see themselves being represented fairly in media. Asian-Americans have been largely misrepresented and are seen as the “Others”. However, many Asian-American artist, all with different backgrounds, have found ways to bring Orientalist views into questioning and tried to better represent themselves and the Asian-American community. Dumbfounded

  • Pol Pot Killed 25 % Of Cambodia

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    Pol Pot killed 25% of Cambodia, equivalent to the entire city of Philadelphia. In a four year period, over 1.7 million Cambodians died of overwork, starvation, torture and execution. Pol Pot’s Communist ideals, extremely similar to the Stalinist USSR, called for a total collectivization of agriculture and for a complete nationalization of all sectors of the economy. Pol Pot’s ideology, Socialist Agrarianism, valued farmers, and wanted to rid the country of all other professions. Pol Pot was "creating

  • Effects Of The Cambodian Genocide

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    The Cambodian Genocide was the result of imperialism, ethnic supremacy, ultra-nationalism, anti-colonialism, a power grab, and religion. It began with the Cambodian people struggling against French colonization and grew in inspiration from Vietnam (end genocide). The French believed that Cambodia was a gateway into China to expand their trade with Southeast Asia. The French occupied southern Vietnam and wanted to expand their territory. There were many civil wars and invasions in Cambodia fought

  • Analysis Of Gabriell Needham 's ' The Killing Fields '

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    Gabriell Needham, Making of the Modern World I found the film, “The Killing Fields”, very moving. There were countless scenes where my heart melted and I felt as if I could feel the pain of the innocent Cambodians in a minute sense. There is absolutely no way I could ever imagine what it was like to live though such a brutal and emotional part of history. The actors who portrayed individuals in the film seemed to be very connected and the relationship between Pran and Sydney was brilliantly

  • Summary Of ' Never Fall Down '

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    the rule of the Khmer Rouge, many innocent people were put through harsh treatment including rape, slavery, and torture. Along with all of these things, many of these Cambodians were killed for being too weak to work or do anything else. Pol Pot, who was the leader at this time, has been estimated at killing around 2,500,000 Cambodians, which is nearly 20% of the population. During the novel it is apparent that the author 's purpose is to describe how life was during this time for a young boy named