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I tried not to cry : the journeys of ten Cambodian refugee women / from oral histories told to Niborom Young.

By: Young, Niborom [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Wellington, Aotearoa, New Zealand : Steele Roberts Publishers, [2015]Copyright date: �2015Description: 355 pages : colour illustrations ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781927242759; 1927242754.Subject(s): Cambodian-Vietnamese Conflict (1977-1991) | Civil War (Cambodia : 1970-1975) | 1970-1991 | Political refugees -- Cambodia -- Biography | Political refugees -- New Zealand -- Biography | Cambodian-Vietnamese Conflict, 1977-1991 | Political refugees | Social conditions | Cambodia -- History -- 1975-1979 | Cambodia -- Social conditions | Cambodia -- History -- Civil War, 1970-1975 | Cambodia | New ZealandGenre/Form: Biography. | History.DDC classification: 325.21095960993
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Ten Khmer women tell their stories of Cambodia's recent tragic past. "Those who have told their stories in this book have survived against all the odds. The book is a tribute to their strength and intelligence." - Dame Silvia Cartwright.In 1993 Niborom participated in the centennial celebration of Women's Suffrage Year by making an oral history of ten Cambodian refugee women. Later, assisted by the Alexander Turnbull Library, Niborom transcribed and translated the original tapes into English. This book has been created directly from that work. Within its pages, ten Khmer women of varying ages and backgrounds tell their stories of Cambodia's tragic recent past from a point of view usually unheard.In 1993 Niborom participated in the centennial celebration of Women's Suffrage Year by making an oral history of ten Cambodian refugee women. Later, assisted by the Alexander Turnbull Library, Niborom transcribed and translated the original tapes into English. This book has been created directly from that work. Within its pages, ten Khmer women of varying ages and backgrounds tell their stories of Cambodia's tragic recent past from a point of view usually unheard.