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Review: When the War Was Over: Cambodia and the Khmer Rouge Revolution

User Review  - Matthew - Goodreads

It's hard to overstate how fascinating - and, at times, sickening - this book was. The author gives a good overview of the origins of modern Cambodian nationalism, and ties that in to the origins of ... Read full review

Review: When the War Was Over: Cambodia and the Khmer Rouge Revolution

User Review  - Cassie - Goodreads

Good overview of history. A lot of detail. Read full review

Review: When the War Was Over: Cambodia and the Khmer Rouge Revolution

User Review  - Jobi George - Goodreads

(a comment, not review) 'Reconstruction' or 'Construction'? I don't know what is it to call whatever is needed when the destruction done is measured up to that of an uprooted big old withered tree ... Read full review

Review: When the War Was Over: Cambodia and the Khmer Rouge Revolution

User Review  - Dan Wiencek - Goodreads

Beyond the atrocities shown in The Killing Fields is a story that stretches back to at least the 1950s, when the French relinquished control of Cambodia after nearly a century of colonial rule ... Read full review

Review: When the War Was Over: Cambodia and the Khmer Rouge Revolution

User Review  - May - Goodreads

This book does an excellent job of detailing the events that occurred from a foreigner looking at the events of the Khmer Rouge. I don't think it should be used alone though. There are other books ... Read full review

Review: When the War Was Over: Cambodia and the Khmer Rouge Revolution

User Review  - Shirin - Goodreads

I bought this book in Phnom Penh, at the little gift store at the corner of the Tuol Sleng Genocide muzeum, and started reading while aboard a huge boat drifting gently down the Mekong river and did ... Read full review

Review: When the War Was Over: Cambodia and the Khmer Rouge Revolution

User Review  - Clay Evans - Goodreads

Fascinating reading for a Politics major. Becker's research of history is impeccable, her political understanding astute. The tragedy is almost unfathomable, but Becker leads the reader to understand why and how it happened. Read full review

Review: When the War Was Over: Cambodia and the Khmer Rouge Revolution

User Review  - Rakesh - Goodreads

The quintessential book for anyone wanting an understanding of the historical geopolitics of the region. Becker takes you on a journey, by first setting the scene of Cambodia and it's people. She ... Read full review

Review: When the War Was Over: Cambodia and the Khmer Rouge Revolution

User Review  - Corleen gallinger - Goodreads

informative and provides the reader with a path to a greater understanding of the incomprehensible that was Cambodia and the Khmer Rouge Read full review

Review: When the War Was Over: Cambodia and the Khmer Rouge Revolution

User Review  - Cmacauley - Goodreads

Monumental in scope and depth, Becker's comprehensive survey of recent Cambodian history ranges from astonishing in its analysis and intensely moving in its portrayal of victims and survivors, to ... Read full review


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