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AuthorLeVine, Peg, 1952-
TitleLove and dread in Cambodia : weddings, births, and ritual harm under the Khmer Rouge / Peg LeVine
Imprint Singapore : NUS Press, c2010
Descript xx, 219 p. : ill. ; 23 cm


The Khmer roug weddings: forced of not? : Place, memory, and recorded history ; advancement of the Khmer rouge marriages -- Vulnerability under the khmer rouge : Monks and pagodas ; Complex sensation in combodia -- Core rituals for marriage, pregnancy, and birth in cambodia : Tradition as foreground ; Primary ritual objects and codification -- Beyond testimony: weddings and births unraveled : The politics of research findings ; Separation between partners -- Displaced without imagination : Turning points ; Spirit humiliation -- Field diaries: expose on cruelty : Atrocity saturation ; Keeping histories separate -- Angkar's potency : Forces that protect, transform, and harm ; Politics of myth and angkar -- Agentless victimiser : I did not interview the dead (boder) -- Not so simple: neither benign nor hideous : Taboo and cultural elasticity ; Fast tracked and stunted in the angkarian state

Victims of state-sponsored terrorism -- Mental health -- Cambodia Post-traumatic stress disorder -- Cambodia Marriage customs and rites -- Cambodia -- Psychological aspects Birth customs -- Cambodia -- Psychological aspects Rites and ceremonies -- Cambodia -- Psychological aspects Cambodia -- History -- 1975-1979

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