A Short History of Cambodia

A Short History of Cambodia

From Empire to Survival

Book - 2005
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In this concise and compelling history, Cambodia's past is described in vivid detail, from the richness of the Angkorean empire through the dark ages of the 18th and early-19th centuries, French colonialism, independence, the Vietnamese conflict, the Pol Pot regime, and its current incarnation as a troubled democracy. With energetic writing and passion for the subject, John Tully covers the full sweep of Cambodian history, explaining why this land of contrasts remains an interesting enigma to the international community. Detailing the depressing record of war, famine, and invasion that has threatened to destroy Cambodia, this discussion shows its survival to be a testament to the resilience of the human spirit.
Publisher: Crows Nest, N.S.W. : 2005
ISBN: 9781741147636
1741147638
Branch Call Number: ANF 959.6 TULL
Characteristics: 268 p. : ill. ; 22 cm

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