Cambodia’s Historical Conjunctures and Their Significance
2009 (English)Conference paper (Other academic)
The main aim of the paper is to analyse and the asses the impact of historical conjunctures on modern Cambodian society. The paper deals with four main historical conjunctures – the overthrow of Prince Norodom Sihanouk in 1970; the fall of Phnom Penh in 1975; the military intervention by Vietnam in 1978-1979; and, the United Nations’ peacekeeping operation in 1992-1993. The four conjunctures are presented empirically and their impact on Cambodia society is outlined. The paper also includes a discussion and assessment of the relative importance of the four conjunctures.
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IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:su:diva-67949OAI: oai:DiVA.org:su-67949DiVA: diva2:471276
Paper prepared for the International Workshop on “Critical Conjunctures in Southeast Asian Politics”. Organised by Asian Political and International Studies Association (APISA), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 4-5 October 2009