Phnom Penh during the Cambodian genocide: a case of selective urbicide

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James A Tyner; Samuel Henkin; Savina Sirik; Sokvisal Kimsroy;
  • Journal: Environment and Planning A,volume 46,issue 8 August,pages1,873-1,891

Phnom Penh, as it existed during the Cambodian genocide (1975–79), has been held up as a textbook example of urbicide. However, this representation is not entirely accurate, for Phnom Penh remained a vital city during this period. While the depopulation of Phnom Penh du... View more
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