Essays Tagged: "Khmer Rouge"

Khmer rouge.

The Nazis were not the only ones that were cruel to people. There is a country called Cambodia. Khmer rouge was a communist party in Cambodia. Khmer were the people that lived in Cambodia and had ... lived in Cambodia and had a civilization from 9th to 15th century and Rouge means red. That is why Khmer rouge is the name for the communist party of Cambodia. Khmer represents the people in Cambodia ...

(2 pages) 39 0 3.0 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

Big Media.

horrendous and close in numbers of deaths, and yet while the news cried out the awful doings of the Khmer Rouge in Cambodia, there were only muffled whispers of the slaughter of the East Timorese popu ... there were only muffled whispers of the slaughter of the East Timorese population by Indonesia.The Khmer Rouge was Communist, and it was in the United State's interest to portray anything related to ...

(10 pages) 243 0 4.5 May/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

Cambodia: War, Political Turmoil, and the Khmer Rouge as a Significant Source of Change.

Cambodia 1Running Head: CambodiaCambodia: War, Political Turmoil, and the Khmer Rouge as a Significant Source of ChangeSOC 352 - Social ChangeCambodia 2Cambodia: War, Politic ... nificant Source of ChangeSOC 352 - Social ChangeCambodia 2Cambodia: War, Political Turmoil, and the Khmer Rouge as a Significant Source of ChangeThe most significant source of social change in Cambodi ... ignificant source of social change in Cambodia in contemporary times is the rule of Pol Pot and the Khmers Rouges from 1975-1978. Their Communist Party of Kampuchea torn the country apart with war, ge ...

(11 pages) 136 1 2.4 Jun/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

An essay about the comparision of two novels with intertextual links.

tle in America. Sundara's flashbacks were often horrific, one such flash back went as follows: "The Khmer Rouge come, they take you and your family and they kill them right in front of your eyes." Thi ...

(7 pages) 55 0 4.3 Jul/2003

Subjects: Art Essays

The Khmer Rouge.

The Khmer Rouge is a radical group that over took the lands and people of Cambodia, from 1975-1979. For ... al group that over took the lands and people of Cambodia, from 1975-1979. For the four years of the Khmer Rouge occupation, they killed and tortured innocent men, women, and children, in their work ca ... ir work camps. Only Loung her three brothers and one of her sisters made it to the overthrow of the Khmer Rouge. (Encyclopedia Cambodia)Loung Ung is one of the seven children in the Ung family. She wa ...

(6 pages) 57 0 3.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Cambodia: killing fields

CAMBODIA Because of Pol Pot and the Khmer Rouge not only were thousands ofCambodians forced out of the cities and into the fields but th ... direct descendent of 80 kings" (Attwood 64), Prince Norodum Sihanouk. Although the "quintessential Khmer" (Return 47), Lon Nol, holds the place in history for this event it was not a single-handed ac ... mander and Chief of the armed forces (Double 30). But Lon Nol's regime was "unable to withstand the Khmer Rouge rebel forces" (Encarta, "Lon Nol") and succumbed to Pol Pot's Communist Party of Kampuch ...

(5 pages) 66 0 4.7 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > International Organizations & Conflicts

The Affect of the Khmer Rouge in Cambodia

will attempt to show you what horror the people of Cambodia were subject to during the years of the Khmer Rouge.Cambodia is located in southeastern Asia, between Thailand and Vietnam. 90% of the peopl ... ia is located in southeastern Asia, between Thailand and Vietnam. 90% of the people in Cambodia are Khmer. According to the Merriam Webster Dictionary, Khmer means a member of an aboriginal people of ...

(6 pages) 85 0 4.5 May/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Cambodia

e, an experiment with independence that culminated in a fierce restructuring of a society under the Khmer Rouge, a decade-long Vietnamese occupation and, at the close of the 20th century and the dawn ... unar New Year is celebrated by ethnic Chinese and Vietnamese in late January or early February. The Khmer New Year celebrations bring the country to a standstill for three days in mid-April - a fair a ...

(7 pages) 59 0 5.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Conflict in indochina-Pol Pot & Lon Nol

sing his intent in taking over their government.In 1963 he went into the jungle and established the Khmer Rouge, a communist rebel army aimed at attacking the government. The Khmer Rouge emerged as a ... r Rouge emerged as a strong force that used guerrilla warfare. Under the leadership of Pol Pot, the Khmer Rouge became anti-Vietnam and pro-communist, and eventually took over Lon Nol's government in ...

(3 pages) 19 0 0.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Cambodia During the Vietnam War

ing to allow more aggressive attacks on the Vietcong inside Cambodia. Sihanouk then joined with the Khmer Rouge a communist party that had at one time been his enemy. In 1975 the Khmer Rouge took over ... ver the country. The bombing by America had helped destabilize the country making it easier for the Khmer Rouge to gain support. The Khmer Rouge was a brutal government that killed many people. ...

(2 pages) 37 0 2.5 Dec/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

The History of Cambodia

mbodia is a country in South East Asia. At one time it was the centre of the ancient kingdom of the Khmer, and its capital was Angkor. The capital today is Phnom Penh. In 1953 Cambodia gained independ ... took power was lieutenant-general Lon Nol. When he took power, he also became the president of the 'Khmer Republic'. Prince Sihanouk who had been taken out of power, gathered his followers and joined ...

(4 pages) 42 0 4.8 May/2005

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

To what extent was the vision of Cambodia underpinned by the ideal of a class based revolution and to what extent was it based on nationalist xenophobia?

In April 1975, the Khmer Rouge marched into Phnom Penh to bring an end to five years of civil war, invasions and bombar ... erished. This new regime had a vision for Cambodia. This vision was to create a nation based on the Khmer race and involved building this new Cambodia on a socialist model. But to what extent was this ... the Communist Party of Kampuchea were built on a feeling of inadequacy based on the grandeur of the Khmer ancestry and the more recent exploitation of the country by their colonial rulers. The country ...

(9 pages) 33 0 4.5 Sep/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Cambodia & Pol Pot's Khmer Rouge

Khmer Rouge is a totalitarian society that ruled Cambodia from 1975 to 1979. The regime, in which it ... ths; by murders, worked to death or killed by starvation and around 1.7 million Cambodians died.The Khmer Rouge forces launched a national insurgency across Cambodia in 1968, whilst North Vietnam shel ... st North Vietnam sheltered the Khmer Rouge. This made it hard for the Cambodian army to counter the Khmer Rouge, and for the next years the Khmer Rouge grew. As they grew ever stronger, they finally, ...

(2 pages) 17 0 0.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Genocide

s political turmoil, the Cambodian people are torn between these different types of government. The Khmer Rouge would establish itself as a powerful entity in the midst of all this chaos under the lea ... aining support from many of the people who were "unintentionally" targeted by the U.S. bombing. The Khmer Rouge regime marched into the city of Phnom Penh on April 17, 1975, with the U.S. support of t ...

(7 pages) 105 0 4.5 Oct/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

How were Pol Pot and the Khmer Rouge able to maintain power in Cambodia between 1975 and 1979?

Aim of InvestigationAfter they seized power in Cambodia in April 1975, Saloth "Pol Pot" Sar and the Khmer Rouge were responsible for the death of 1.5-3 million Cambodian's and were perhaps one of the ... s to evaluate Pol Pot's means of maintaining power from 1975 to 1979. An account of Pol Pot and the Khmer Rouge's drastic internal reforms including the slaughter of millions, economic reorganization, ...

(9 pages) 41 0 4.3 Mar/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

First They KIlled My Father

even more so. These include Josef Stalin, the Turkish Genocide and Pol Pot. On April 17, 1975, the Khmer Rouge overthrew the existing government and started the Pol Pot Regime, which many people did ... . This continues even today in countries that use communism as their government. In the case of the Khmer Rouge, they wanted revenge against the old government because of their oppression before. They ...

(2 pages) 17 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Chrysalids Essay

destruction.The Cambodia killing fields was another atrocity to grip our world. In that country the Khmer Rouge feared the highly educated members of the country. They believed that these people would ... se people would influence others that their policies would lead to a deterioration of Cambodia. The Khmer Rouge decided that it was essential to murder all those people, for that very reason.The world ...

(4 pages) 1766 0 3.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays

To what extent did Pol Pot have a catastrophic effect on society?

Pol Pot and his party The Khmer Rouge ruled Cambodia from 1975 to 1979. Pol Pot, to a very large extent had a catastrophic eff ... estrict the information available to society and prevent the possibility of an uprising against The Khmer Rouge. Urban settlements were evacuated to the countryside, where everyone was forced to work ... 007). In many camps prisoners were ordered to dig mass graves in which they would later perish. The Khmer Rouge ordered that ‘Bullets were not to be wasted’ on prisoners (David Chandler, 199 ...

(6 pages) 16 0 5.0 Oct/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

The international crimial cour

as crimes against humanity and war crimes. Examples include 2 million people who were killed by the Khmer Rouge in Cambodia in the 1970's; large losses of life in countries such as Mozambique, Liberia ...

(3 pages) 52 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

friendship

(2 pages) 0 0 0.0 Mar/2014

Subjects: Humanities Essays