The “Master of the Land”: Cult Activities Around Pol Pot’s Tomb

@article{Guillou2018TheO,
  title={The “Master of the Land”: Cult Activities Around Pol Pot’s Tomb},
  author={Anne Yvonne Guillou},
  journal={Journal of Genocide Research},
  year={2018},
  volume={20},
  pages={275 - 289}
}
  • A. Guillou
  • Published 3 April 2018
  • Physics
  • Journal of Genocide Research
ABSTRACT In April 1998, Pol Pot, the dictator who had been overthrown by his own movement one year earlier, died on the forest plateau of Anlong Veng, near the Thai border, to which the Khmer Rouge had gradually retreated in the 1990s. A modest tomb was erected there, on the very spot where he was cremated. Drawing on fieldwork carried out in October–November 2011, this contribution describes the strange aura which surrounds Pol Pot’s tomb. The latter is the focus of funerary practices unusual… 
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