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Author Welaratna, Usha, 1948-

Title Beyond the killing fields : voices of nine Cambodian survivors in America / Usha Welaratna
Published Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, 1993


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 MELB  959.604 Wel/Btk  AVAILABLE
Description xxi, 285 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Series Asian America
Asian America.
Contents Foreword / James M. Freeman -- Introduction: Creating Beyond the Killing Fields -- Pt. I. Pre-Khmer Rouge Cambodia. 1. Historical Background. 2. Society and Culture. 3. Look Tha: A Former Buddhist Monk. 4. Bopha: A New American -- Pt. II. The Desecration of a Culture. 5. The Khmer Rouge Revolution. 6. Pu Ma: A Welfare Mother. 7. Bun Thab: A Khmer Rouge Escapee. 8. Mum: Dad's Little Girl -- Pt. III. In Search of Freedom. 9. Coming to America. 10. Niseth: A College Student. 11. Nya Srey: A Widowed Single Parent. 12. Apsara: A Cambodian Wife. 13. Koun Srey: A Teenage Daughter -- Pt. IV. Interpretations: Beyond the Killing Fields. 14. Life, Death, and the Holocaust. 15. Cambodian and American Views of Successful Adjustment
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references ([281]-285)
Subject Political atrocities -- Cambodia.
Political refugees -- Cambodia.
Political refugees -- United States.
Cambodia -- History -- 1975-1979.
Cambodia -- History -- 1975-
LC no. 92028557
ISBN 0804721394