Why Did They Kill?: Cambodia In The Shadow Of Genocide
  • Why Did They Kill?: Cambodia In The Shadow Of Genocide
  • Why Did They Kill?: Cambodia In The Shadow Of Genocide
ISBN: 0520241797
EAN13: 9780520241794
Language: English
Release Date: Dec 6, 2004
Pages: 382
Dimensions: 0.9" H x 8.8" L x 5.9" W
Weight: 0.9 lbs.
Format: Paperback
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Book Overview

Hinton has traveled to the heart and soul of the Cambodian people.--Youk Chhang, Director, Documentation Center of Cambodia

In Why Did They Kill?, Hinton explores the cultural roots of Khmer Rouge genocidal behavior. Hinton brings extensive fieldwork, wide reading and a compassionate turn of mind to bear on the awful question posed by the title. In the process, he takes us closer to the darkness at the heart of the Khmer Rouge and the darkness inside ourselves. This is a fearless, important and deeply resonant book.--David Chandler, author of Voices from S-21: Terror and History in Pol Pot's Secret Prison

Alex Hinton's bold, unflinching, and ethnographically rich account of the dialectics of genocide is an essential contribution to the anthropology of evil.--Nancy Scheper-Hughes, author of Death without Weeping: The Violence of Everyday Life in Brazil

Nowhere else has the bodily, literally visceral, dimension of genocide been so well illustrated. Hinton's study contributes greatly to efforts, which must be continuous for all of us, to combat genocidal forces everywhere.--Robert Jay Lifton, author of The Nazi Doctors and Superpower Syndrome: America's Apocalyptic Confrontation with the World

A riveting analysis of the Cambodian genocide. Using detailed materials and careful arguments, Hinton interweaves Read More chevron_right

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