An examination of the experience of southern Cambodia from 1971 to 1974 explains how a small but dedicated force was able to impose a revolution on a society without widespread participation of the peasantry.
Quinn, Kenneth M.
"Political Change in Wartime: The Khmer Krahom Revolution in Southern Cambodia 1970-1974,"
Naval War College Review: Vol. 29
, Article 3.
Available at: http://digital-commons.usnwc.edu/nwc-review/vol29/iss2/3