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Forest of Struggle. Moralities of Remembrance in Upland Cambodia, written by Eve Zucker

Book review
Authors Alexandra Kent
Published in Bijdragen Tot de Taal-, Land- en Volkenkunde
Volume 171
Issue 1
Pages 151-153
ISSN 0006-2294
Publication year 2015
Published at Gothenburg Research Institute (GRI)
Pages 151-153
Language en
Links https://doi.org/10.1163/22134379-17...
https://gup.ub.gu.se/file/207869
Keywords Cambodia, memory, violence, morality, Khmer Rouge
Subject categories Other Social Sciences not elsewhere specified

Abstract

Eve Zucker’s monograph Forest of Struggle builds on an ethnographic study conducted a decade ago in a village in the Cardamom Mountains of Southwestern Cambodia. The author is interested in the relationship between social memory, violence, trauma, and morality, and asks broadly how communities manage painful memories and come together again after violent conflict to rebuild their community. She explores the thirty years after 1970, during which Khmer Rouge forces were based in the region.

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