scroll to top
Stuck on your essay?
Get ideas from this essay and see how your work stacks up
Word Count: 2,745
Cambodia 1 Running Head Cambodia Cambodia War Political Turmoil and the Khmer Rouge as a Significant Source of Change SOC 352 - Social Change Cambodia 2 Cambodia War Political Turmoil and the Khmer Rouge as a Significant Source of Change The most significant source of social change in Cambodia in contemporary times is the rule of Pol Pot and the Khmers Rouges from 1975-1978 Their Communist Party of Kampuchea torn the country apart with war genocide and corruption In the wake of this period of history the people of Cambodia have been left to pick up the pieces and continue in political strife The goal of this paper is to explore the history of Cambodia leading up to the rule of the Khmers Rouges and the change brought about by their rule I will also describe the aftermath of the 1975-1978 reign and what steps have been taken to heal Cambodia Finally I will discuss the modern social issues in Cambodia and their plans for the future Before the Darkness A Brief History of Cambodia From 1800 to 1975 Located between Thailand Laos and Vietnam Cambodia has been geographically placed amongst social rift since its inception Cambodia has lost a lot of its territories over the years to peripheral fighting and in negotiations for aid and protection From the seventeenth to nineteenth century Cambodia weakened by internecine struggles which destabilized the Kingdom was forced to turn to Siam and Vietnam for aid Kamm 1998 This resulted in a great loss of land especially to Vietnam During the late nineteenth century Cambodia became a French protectorate and later a colony In 1941 France chose a young Prince Norodom Sihanouk to be King hoping that he would be easily manipulated Cambodia 3 During the turmoil of World War II Cambodia was occupied
@Kibin is a lifesaver for my essay right now!!
- Sandra Slivka, student @ UC Berkeley
Wow, this is the best essay help I've ever received!
- Camvu Pham, student @ U of M
If I'd known about @Kibin in college, I would have gotten much more sleep
- Jen Soust, alumni @ UCLA