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From Rice Fields to Killing Fields
Nature, Life, and Labor Under the Khmer Rouge

James A. Tyner

Hardcover $60.00L    |    978-0-8156-3556-7    |    2017

Paper $29.95s    |    978-0-8156-3541-3    |    2017

ebook 978-0-8156-5422-3

Director’s Choice for Fall 2017

A documentary-based Marxist interpretation of the policies and practices initiated by the Khmer Rouge during the Cambodian genocide.

"A must-read for students of Cambodia and of stateled economic development. Tyner argues that Khmer Rouge leaders inductively drew lessons from physical conditions and economic practice to shape the contours of their revolutionary society, culminating in a specialized form of state capitalism. His analysis complicates what we know of the nature of Cambodian communism lurking behind the mass killings in Democratic Kampuchea."—Andrew Mertha, professor of government, Cornell University

  From Rice Fields to Killing Fields

  James A. Tyner is professor of geography at Kent State University. He is the author of more than a dozen books, including Genocide and the Geographical Imagination: Life and Death in Germany, China, and Cambodia.

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6 x 9, 288 pages, 9 black-and-white illustrations, 2 maps, bibliography, index

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