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Before Kampuchea: Preludes to Tragedy by Milton Osborne
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Studio: Orchid Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.5" Width: 6" Height: 8.5" Weight: 0.65 lbs.
Release Date May 1, 2004
Publisher Orchid Press
ISBN 9745240443 ISBN13 9789745240445
Availability 0 units.
More About Milton Osborne, Alan Sacks, Mary C. Talaga, Ph.D., Alison Frank, Ronnie Casson, Gershon Levi & Cory Doctorow
Milton Osborne is a writer and a consultant on Asian issues. He is the author of numerous books, including "The Mekong: Turbulent Past, Uncertain Future";" Prince of Darkness";" River Road to China"; and "Sihanouk: Prince of Light."
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brilliant Dec 1, 2004
I read this book when it first came out in 1979, and still keep it close at hand on my bookshelves. Aside from being good general background reading on Cambodia, it's an excellent and detailed indictment of how US policy pushed Cambodia right into the arms of the Khmer Rouge back in the early 70s. Just like US policy is pushing Iraq into the hands of Shi'ite extremists now. The Americans just never learn ...