This listing is meant to be an indicative rather than exhaustive introduction. Further references to other sources will be found in the bibliography & footnotes of each work cited here.
BCAS Index Bulletin of Concerned Asian Scholars
Bulletin of Concerned Asian Scholars
Vol. 11, No.4 / Oct.-Dec., 1979 Contents
Antony Barnett, Inter-Communist Conflicts and Vietnam
Laura Summers, In Matters of War and Socialism, Anthony Barnett Would Shame and Honor Kampuchea Too Much
Ben Kiernan, Vietnam and the Governments and People of Kampuchea
Adams, Brad (2015) 30 Years of Hun Sen: Violence, Repression, and Corruption in Cambodia. Human Rights Watch
Samir Amin , The Struggle for National Independence and Socialism in Kampuchea. Ikwezi October 1981 http://www.disa.ukzn.ac.za/index.php?option=com_displaydc&recordID=IkOct81
Barnett, Anthony & Pilger, John (1982) Aftermath: The struggle of Cambodia & Vietnam. (NS report 5) New Statesman
Becker, Elizabeth (1998) When the War Was Over: Cambodia and the Khmer Rouge Revolution.
Beachler, Donald W. (2014) “The Quest for Justice in Cambodia: Power, Politics, and the Khmer Rouge Tribunal,” Genocide Studies and Prevention 8, 2 (Spring 2014) pp 67-80.
Burchett, Wilfred G. (1982) China, Cambodia, Vietnam Triangle. Zed Press
Burchett, Wilfred G. & Sihanouk, Norodom (1974) My War With The CIA: the memoirs of Prince Norodom Sihanouk. Penguin books
Burgler, R.A. (1990) The Eyes of the Pineapple: revolutionary intellectuals and terror in Democratic Kampuchea (Dissertation) Link: mmubn000001_095898956.pdf
Caldwell, Malcolm & Lek Tan (1973) Cambodia in the South East Asian War. Monthly Review Press
Caldwell, Malcolm (1979) Background to the IndoChina Conflict. Monthly Review: an independent socialist magazine Volume 31 No. 4
Caldwell, Malcolm (1979) Kampuchea: Rationale for a rural policy. Delhi: Janata Prachuranalu
Carney, Timothy (1981) Kampuchea in 1981: Fragile Stalemate. Asian Survey, Vol. 22, No. 1, A Survey of Asia in 1981: Part I, pp. 78-87
Carney, Timothy (1982) Kampuchea in 1982: Political and Military Escalation. Asian Survey, Vol. 23, No. 1, A Survey of Asia in 1982: Part I, pp. 73-83
Chanda, Nayan (1986) Brother Enemy: The War After the War. A history of IndoChina after the fall of Saigon. Harcourt.
Chandler, David P. (1983) Revising the Past in Democratic Kampuchea: When Was the Birthday of the Party? Notes and Comments. Pacific Affairs, Vol.56, No.2. pp. 288-300
Chandler, David P. & Kiernan, Ben (1983) Revolution And Its Aftermath in Kampuchea: Eight Essays. Monograph series No.25 Yale University Southeast Asia Studies.
Chandler, David P. (1993) The Tragedy of Cambodian History: Politics, War, and Revolution Since 1945. Yale University Press
Chandler, David (1999) Brother Number One: a Political Biography of Pol Pot. Westview
Chandler, David (2000) Voices from S-21: Terror and History in Pol Pot’s Secret Prison. University of California Press
Chufrin, Gennady (1984) Five Years of the People’s Revolutionary Power in Kampuchea: Results and Conclusions. Asian Survey, Vol. 24, No. 11, A Soviet Symposium on Pacific-Asian Issues, pp.1143-1150
Ciorciari, John (2014) “China and the Pol Pot Regime.” Cold War History 14:2 (May 2014) pp.215-235.
Clymer, Kenton (2004) The United States and Cambodia, 1969-2000: A Troubled Relationship. Routledge
DOCUMENTATION CENTER OF CAMBODIA – Link to Documentary Holdings
(2014) THE FORCED TRANSFER: The Second Evacuation of People During the Khmer Rouge Regime
(2011) David Chandler. The Khmer Rouge In A Cold War Context. [The Teaching of “A History of Democratic Kampuchea (1975-1979)”University Lecturer Training, Phnom Penh, July 25, 2011]
(2007) Khamboly Dy, A History of Democratic Kampuchea (1975-1979)
(2006) Pivoine Beang and Wynne Cougill. Vanished: Stories from Cambodia’s New People under Democratic Kampuchea
(2005) Meng-Try Ea. The Chain Of Terror: The Khmer Rouge Southwest Zone Security System
(2004) Stephen Heder & Brian D.Tittemore. Seven candidates for Prosecution: Accountability for the Crimes of the Khmer Rouge
(2004) Wynne Cougill .Stilled Lives – Photographs from the Cambodian Genocide (with
Pivoine Pang, Chhayran Ra and Sopheak Sim)
(2003) Huy Vannak, Khmer Rouge Division 703: From Victory to Self-destruction
(2001) Meng-Try Ea & Sorya Sim. Victims and Perpetrator? Testimony of Young Khmer Rouge Comrades
Selected articles from DC_Cam quarterly publication Searching for the Truth:
Belgian-Kampuchean Association Delegation TALK WITH POL POT, Secretary of the Central Committee of the CPK and First Minister of the Democratic Kampuchea Government, Phnom Penh August, 1978 Translated from document D108, held at DC-Cam. Searching for the Truth, Second Quarter 2004
Bunthorn Som, A REVOLUTIONARY WOMAN. Searching for the Truth, First Quarter 2008
Charles Bowers, KHMER ROUGE AGGRESSION IN VIETNAM IN 1977-78? Searching for the Truth, Third Quarter 2003
Dr. John D. Ciorciari, THE KHMER KROM AND THE KHMER ROUGE TRIALS. Searching for the Truth, Third Quarter 2008
Elizabeth Do, INTERNAL AND EXTERNAL ENEMY: THE VIETNAMESE EXPERIENCE DURING THE KHMER ROUGE PERIOD. Searching for the Truth, Fourth Quarter 2008
IENG SARY’S 1996 DECLARATION. Searching for the Truth, April 2003
Jeffrey Himel, KHMER ROUGE IRRIGATION DEVELOPMENT IN CAMBODIA. Searching for the Truth, First Quarter 2007
Julio A. Jeldres, ON CAMBODIA-CHINA RELATIONS. Searching for the Truth, Second Quarter 2008
KHIEU SAMPHAN, SPEECH AT ANNIVERSARY RALLY. Text of recorded speech by Khieu Samphan, President of the State Presidium of Democratic Cambodia, at 15th April mass meeting in Phnom Penh marking the second anniversary of the 17th April victory and the birth of Democratic Cambodia. Searching for the Truth, Second Quarter 2004
Matin Rathie, REVOLUTIONARY COUSINS: LAO-CAMBODIAN REVOLUTIONARY LINKS. Searching for the Truth, Third Quarter 2008
Pivoine Beang and Savina Sirik, THE LIVES OF FOUR 17-APRIL PEOPLE UNDER THE KHMER ROUGE. Searching for the Truth, Fourth Quarter 2005
Qiang Zhai, CHINA AND THE CAMBODIAN CONFLICT 1970-1975. Searching for the Truth, July 2003
Rasy Pheng Pong, THE SECURITY SYSTEM OF SPECIAL ZONE’S OFFICE M-13. Searching for the Truth, July 2003
Sambath Chan, THE CHINESE COMMUNITY IN CAMBODIA. Searching for the Truth, April 2003
Sarah Jones Dickens, GUNNAR IN THE LIVING HELL: DEMOCRATIC KAMPUCHEA, AUGUST 1978. A RETROSPECTIVE EXHIBITION OF AND SEMINARS WITH GUNNAR BERGSTROM. Searching for the Truth, Fourth Quarter 2008
Sarah Jones Dickens, NEW REVELATIONS: GUNNAR BERGSTROM’S RETURN TO CAMBODIA. FROM THE FIELD, KAMPONG CHAM, CAMBODIA. Searching for the Truth, Fourth Quarter 2008
Savina Sirik, THE MASSACRE OF KHMER ROUGE CADRES IN THE EASTERN ZONE: REPORT ON PIR ROAD TRIP TO PREY VENG. Searching for the Truth, Fourth Quarter 2008
Steve Heder, KHIEU SAMPHAN. Searching for the Truth, First Quarter 2004
Ty Lico. Political Affairs: Democratic Kampuchea and People’s Republic of China. Searching for the Truth. FOURTH QUARTER 2013.
Zal Karkaria, KHMER ROUGE POLICY ON WOMEN. Searching for the Truth, Fourth Quarter 2003
Dunlop, Nic (2009) The Lost Executioner: The Story of Comrade Duch and the Khmer Rouge . Bloomsbury Publishing
Eiland, Michael (1984) Kampuchea in 1984: Yet Further from Peace. Asian Survey, Vol. 25, No. 1, A Survey of Asia in 1984: Part I pp. 106-113
Findlay, Trevor (1995) Cambodia: the legacy and lessons of UNTAC. Stockholm International Peace Research Institute. SIPRI Research Report No. 9
Frieson, Kate (1988). The Political Nature of Democratic Kampuchea. Pacific Affairs, Vol.61 No.3 pp.405-427
Girling, John LS (1980) Crisis over Kampuchea: Regional and global implications, Third World Quarterly, October 1980 Volume II No.4 , pp 746-752
Gomes, C.M. (1980) The Kampuchea Connection. London: Grassroots Publisher
Heder, Steve (2004) Cambodia Communism and the Vietnamese Model. White Lotus Co
Heder, Steve (2011) Cambodia in 2010.Asian Survey Vol.51, No.1 (January/February 2011), pp. 208-214
Heder, Steve (2012) Communist Party of Kampuchea Policies on Class and on Dealing with Enemies Among the People and Within the Revolutionary Ranks, 1960-1979: Centre, Districts and Grassroots. Link: http://www.cambodiatribunal.org/assets/pdf/reports/Heder,%20CPK%20Policy%20on%20Class%20and%20Enemies,%20120426.pdf
Herman Edward S.(1997) Pol Pot And Kissinger, On war criminality and impunity. Z Magazine September 1997
Hood, Steven J. (1990) Beijing’s Cambodia Gamble and the Prospects for Peace in Indochina: The Khmer Rouge or Sihanouk? . Asian Survey, Vol. 30, No. 10, pp. 977-991
Jackson, Karl D. (1979) Cambodia 1978: War, Pillage, and Purge in Democratic Kampuchea .Asian Survey, Vol. 19, No. 1, A Survey of Asia in 1978: Part I, pp. 72-84
Kiernan, Ben (1979) The 1970 Peasant Uprising in Kampuchea. Journal of Contemporary Asia, 9:3, pp. 310-324
Kiernan, Ben. (1980) New Light on the Origins of the Vietnam-Kampuchea Conflict. Bulletin of Concerned Asian Scholars, 12:4, pp. 61-65
Kiernan, Ben and C. Boua, eds. (1982) Peasants and Politics in Kampuchea, 1942-1981. Zed Press.
Kiernan, Ben (1985) Kampuchea and Stalinism in (ed) Mackenrvas & Knight (1985) Marxism In Asia. Croom Helm
Kiernan, Ben (1985) How Pol Pot Came to Power. London: Verso.
Kiernan, Ben (1990) Roots of Genocide: New Evidence on the US Bombardment of Cambodia. Cultural Survival Quarterly Issue 14.3 (Fall 1990)
Kiernan, Ben (2003) The Demography Of Genocide In Southeast Asia: The Death Tolls in Cambodia, 1975-79, and East Timor, 1975-80. Critical Asian Studies, 35:4, pp 585-597
Kiernan, Ben (2008) The Pol Pot Regime: Race, Power, and Genocide in Cambodia Under the Khmer Rouge, 1975-79. Yale University Press
Kiljunen, Kimmo (1984) Kampuchea: Decade of Genocide. Zed Press1983_kiljunen The tragedy of Kampuchea
Leifer, Michael (1980) Kampuchea 1979: From Dry Season to Dry Season. Asian Survey, Vol. 20, No. 1, A Survey of Asia in 1979: Part I, pp. 33-41
Leifer, Michael (1980) Conflict and Regional order in South-east Asia. Adelphi Papers No.162 The International Institute for Strategic Studies.
Leifer, Michael (1981) Kampuchea in 1980: The Politics of Attrition. Asian Survey, Vol. 21, No. 1, A Survey of Asia in 1980: Part I, pp. 93-101
Locard, Henri (2005) State Violence in Democratic Kampuchea (1975–1979) and Retribution (1979–2004),European Review of History: Revue européenne d’histoire, 12:1,pp. 121-143
Locard, Henri (2008) Siem Reap–Angkor During the War (1970–1975) and Democratic Kampuchea (1975–1979): From Violence to Totalitarianism. Siksācakr No.10 (2008) pp.23-38
Mack, Andrew (1981) America’s role in the destruction of Kampuchea, Politics, 16:1, pp135-145
Maguire, Peter (2005) Facing Death in Cambodia .Columbia University Press
Mertha, Andrew (2014) Brothers in Arms: Chinese Aid to the Khmer Rouge,1975-1979.Cornell University Press
Mertha, Andrew (2012) “Surrealpolitik: The Experience of Chinese Experts in Democratic Kampuchea, 1975-1979,” Cross-Currents 4 (September 2012) http://cross-currents.berkeley.edu/e-journal/issue-4/Mertha.
Panh, Rithy (2013) The Elimination: A Survivor of the Khmer Rouge Confronts his Past and the Commandant of the Killing Fields. Clerkenwell Press
Pao-Min Chang (1983) Kampuchea in Chinese and Vietnamese Policies: the root of the conflict. Studies in Comparative Communism Vol XVI No.3, pp203-221
Ponchaud, Francois (1978) Cambodia Year Zero. Penguin Books
Laurence Picq (1989) Beyond the Horizon: Five Years with the Khmer Rouge. St Martins Press
Richardson, Sophie (2010) China, Cambodia and the Five Principles of Peaceful Coexistence. Columbia University Press
Segal, Gerald (1988) The USSR and Asia in 1987: Signs of a Major Effort. Asian Survey, Vol. 28, No. 1, A Survey of Asia in 1987: Part I (Jan., 1988), pp. 1-9
Schanberg, Sydney (1985) The Death and Life of Dith Pran. Penguin
Shawcross, W. (1979) Sideshow: Kissinger, Nixon and the Destruction of Cambodia. New York: Simon & Schuster.
Shawcross, W. (1985) Quality of Mercy: Cambodia, Holocaust and Modern Conscience. London: Fontana
Short, Philip (2005) Pol Pot: The History of a Nightmare. John Murray
van der Kroef, Justus M.(1979) Cambodia: From “Democratic Kampuchea” to “People’s Republic”. Asian Survey, Vol.19, No.8, pp.731-750
van der Kroef, Justus M.(1982) Kampuchea: The Diplomatic Labyrinth. Asian Survey, Vol.22, No.10, pp.1009-1033
Vickery, Michael (1999) CAMBODIA 1975-1982
[Michael Vickery’s Publications available online at http://michaelvickery.org/]
ELIZABETH BECKER, When the War Was Over
Elizabeth Becker was a Washington Post correspondent, then became the Senior Foreign Editor of National Public Radio and later the Assistant Washington Editor at the New York Times in charge of foreign and financial news. She reported on Cambodia from 1973 onwards. In 2005 the Documentation Center of Cambodia (DC-Cam) and the American Embassy in Phnom Penh published a translation of “When the War Was Over” by Elizabeth Becker. This 724-page book was translated into Khmer by Tep Meng Khean and Sokha Irene, and edited by Youk Chhang. The book was distributed free of charge to any member of the Cambodian public who requested it.
Westad, Odd Arne & Quinn-Judge, Sophie (2006) The Third Indochina War: Conflict between China, Vietnam and Cambodia, 1972–79. Routledge
Willmott, W.E. (1981). Analytical Errors of the Kampuchean Communist Party. Pacific Affairs Vol. 54, No. 2 (Summer 1981), pp. 209-227
Willmott, W.E. (1981). The Chinese in Kampuchea. Journal of Southeast Asian Studies,12, pp 38-45
The Work of Nate Thayer
Yang Mu (1983) Reports from the Jungle of Kampuchea. Beijing: Foreign Language Press
James A Tyner, Samuel Henkin, Savina Sirik, Sokvisal Kimsroy. Phnom Penh during the Cambodian genocide: a case of selective urbicide. Environment and Planning A 2014, volume 46, pp.1873 – 1891
James A Tyner. State sovereignty, bioethics, and political geographies: the practice of medicine under the Khmer Rouge. Environment and Planning D: Society and Space 2012, volume 30, pp.842 – 860
James A. Tyner*, Stian Rice. To live and let die: Food, famine, and administrative violence in Democratic Kampuchea, 1975-1979. Political Geography 48 (2015) 1-10
James A. Tyner, Gabriela Brindis Alvarez & Alex R. Colucci (2012): Memory and the everyday landscape of violence in post-genocide Cambodia. Social & Cultural Geography, iFirst article, 2012.